Ms. Thomas is a Director in the Albuquerque office. She practices in the Litigation Department with an emphasis in employment law, professional liability defense, and commercial litigation. Ms. Thomas has defended clients in both jury and non-jury trials in State and Federal Court, in addition to administrative tribunals.
Prior to joining the Rodey Law Firm, Ms. Thomas served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert H. Cleland, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. During law school, Ms. Thomas served as an Articles Editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. She also participated in the University of Michigan Law School’s Criminal Appellate Practice Clinic and drafted a successful habeas corpus petition for an indigent defendant.
Benchmark Litigation-The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys named Ms. Thomas to its list of the nation’s most accomplished legal partners age 40 or under for the years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Ms. Thomas earned the designation of “Rising Star” in the 2015 and 2016 editions of Southwest Super Lawyers.
Ms. Thomas is a co-author of the New Mexico Employment Law Desk Reference – Second Edition, Rodey Law Firm © 2013.
- State Bar of New Mexico
- State Bar of Michigan
- American Bar Association
- Albuquerque Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
- New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
- Christian Legal Aid Volunteer
- Leadership Albuquerque, Class of 2014
- University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 2006)
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, (B.A. with high distinction in Honors Political Science and History, 2003)