Mr. Minzner is Of Counsel in the Albuquerque office. He practices in the Litigation and Business Departments. His practice involves lobbying and other representation of clients before state and local governmental bodies, state taxation matters and commercial litigation.
His government relations practice has included a broad range of clients in the areas of mining, oil and gas, insurance, renewable energy, health care, education and real estate development.
Mr. Minzner served ten years in the New Mexico House of Representatives, including service as the Majority Floor Leader and Chairman of the Taxation and Revenue Committee. He also served four years as Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Taxation and Revenue. He has a national reputation among state tax administrators, having served on the Board of Trustees of the nationwide Federation of Tax Administrators and as Treasurer of the Multistate Tax Commission. He has been active in the Association of Commerce and Industry and the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce. He has achieved the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in administrative and regulatory law, government relations law, tax law and trusts and estates.
Mr. Minzner was named Albuquerque Administrative/Regulatory Lawyer of the Year-2019 by Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Minzner was named Albuquerque Litigation and Controversy-Tax Lawyer of the Year-2015 by Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Minzner was named Albuquerque Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year-2014 by Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Minzner was named Albuquerque Administrative/Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year-2013 by Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Minzner was named Albuquerque Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year-2012 and Albuquerque Administrative Lawyer of the Year-2011 by Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Minzner is available to associate in representations with other lobbyists and attorneys.
- State Bar of New Mexico
- American Bar Association
- Albuquerque Bar Association
- Chair, Supreme Court Committee on the Code of Judicial Conduct since 2020
- Harvard University, (LL.B., 1968)
- Harvard College, (B.A., cum laude, 1965)