With a team of lawyers experienced in business law and litigation, the Albuquerque office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP has the experience and resources to offer quality legal representation to regional and national clients. Lawyers assist clients and businesses with their needs in banking and lending, bankruptcy, civil and commercial litigation, construction, corporate, employment, environmental, gaming, government contracts, intellectual property, land use and zoning, personal injury and products liability, real estate, utility law and regulation and water law. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Albuquerque office has the team to provide the kind of skilled, innovative and cost-effective legal guidance you need.
A History of Growth
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, a leading business law firm in the Southwest, opened its office in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2004. Realizing the growth opportunities in the Duke City, the firm merged with Jontz Dawe Gulley & Crown to offer clients comprehensive business law services with expanded resources. With additional offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Irvine, Los Angeles, and Silicon Valley, California and approximately 300 attorneys firm wide, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie provides an extensive network of legal knowledge and experience.
With Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Albuquerque team, your business receives guidance and counsel from experienced lawyers with local knowledge and contacts that you expect from a leading regional law firm. Attorneys in this office are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C., one is included in the most recent edition of Chambers, and many are rated by Martindale-Hubbell as “Preeminent Attorneys.” One of our attorneys is also a past president of the State Bar of New Mexico.
Our Government Contracts Practice
The Albuquerque office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie provides counseling to and representation of companies doing business with federal, state, and local governments. Our services extend to every phase of the procurement process from the issuance of solicitations through award, contract administration, and termination or completion. We have represented government contractors in disputes before the various boards of Contact Appeals, the Federal Court of Claims, protests at the General Accounting Office, Small Business Administration size protests and qualification disputes, labor disputes and audit disputes with the United States Department of Labor.
Our Commercial Litigation Practice
Representing a broad range of business clients, the lawyers of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Albuquerque office have extensive civil and commercial litigation experience. They are experienced in real estate litigation, foreclosures, contract disputes, construction/architectural/engineering claims, patent and trademark infringement claims, commercial code claims, personal injury claims, director and officer liability claims, lender liability claims, , insurance coverage/bad faith claims, fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims, professional liability claims, ERISA claims, employment disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes and many other trial and appellate matters. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in the alternative dispute resolution techniques of mediation and arbitration.
Our Intellectual Property Practice
Intellectual property focuses on trademark registrations, assignments and litigation, copyrights, trade secrets, work for hire, and IP licensing and agreements. Our lead attorney in this practice within New Mexico was the initial chair of the New Mexico IP Section of the State Bar and completed his second term as chair in 2012. He was recently elected to another 3 year term on the board through 2016.
Our Business Law Counseling Practice
Our lawyers provide counseling to business clients on a wide range of subjects – organization and structure, contract law, employment law, dispute resolution, regulatory compliance and many more legal challenges facing its clients.
Our Water Law Practice
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s water law practice includes a wide range of administrative, transactional and litigation matters including research, hearings, transfers, buying and selling water rights, water rights adjudications before the office of the State Engineer and District Court, and water conservation plans. Our lead attorney in this practice has participated in over fifty cases before the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission and is in the process of applying to the New Mexico Board of Specialization for designation as a specialist in water law.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie actively encourages our lawyers and staff to act as community service leaders as well by helping not-for-profit organizations, pro bono programs and programs that enrich the lives of people in the Albuquerque region. We are committed to furnishing the opportunities for service and believe this kind of leadership is the right thing to do. It serves the common good where we live and practice, and it’s in the best tradition of the law.
Proud of Our Albuquerque Presence
While other law firms have solid practices, no firm in Albuquerque surpasses the Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie tradition of professional success and community leadership, combined with approachable and practical counsel. You can turn to Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie with confidence.