Elliot Barela

Elliot Barela

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602.262.5747 fax
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Elliot Barela is an Associate in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Business Transactions practice group. In addition to being a lawyer, Elliot is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Clients turn to Elliot for representation regarding taxation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Elliot served as a law clerk on the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C. He also worked as a judicial extern on the New Mexico Court of Appeals.

Prior to his clerkship, Elliot was a Senior Audit Associate at KPMG, LLP, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Business Transactions Group Adds Associate to Phoenix Office
Elliot Barela has joined the Phoenix office as an Associate in the Business Transactions Practice Group


  • Author, "Drowning in the Stream of Commerce: A Critique of Sproul v. Rob & Charlies, Inc.," New Mexico Law Review, Summer 2015


  • State Bar of New Mexico - Taxation Section - Tax Law Scholar Award
  • University of New Mexico School of Law - Tax Law Award

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J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of New Mexico School of Law, 2016
M.A., University of New Mexico, 2011, Anderson School of Management
B.B.A., cum laude, University of New Mexico, 2009, Anderson School of Management

Bar Admissions

New Mexico, 2016
Arizona, 2018