ACA Update - Eye on Repeal Legislation


United States Senate and House Republicans have begun taking steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in advance of President-Elect Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017. The Senate held a special session (coined “vote-a-rama”) on Thursday, January 12, 2017, in which senators approved a blueprint for the…

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Mariposa Padilla Sivage Joins Firm Board of Directors


Mariposa Padilla Sivage, an Albuquerque lawyer who practices primarily in litigation, was elected to the board of directors of Sutin, Thayer & Browne effective January 2017. Ms. Padilla Sivage joined the firm in 2010 and became a shareholder in 2013. She has considerable experience representing governmental entities…

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Overtime Law Stopped For Now


A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction stopping new overtime laws that were to go into effect December 1 from proceeding at this time.  The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction on November 22, 2016, saying the Department of Labor's rule exceeds…

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Sutin, Thayer & Browne Earns Place in 2017 ‘Best Law Firms in America’


National publications U.S. News and World Report and Best Law Firms 2017 today named Sutin, Thayer & Browne as one of their “Best Law Firms in America” for the seventh year in a row. The firm earned honors in three tiers in the following practice areas: Albuquerque Office Employment Law - Management Real Estate…

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Benchmark Litigation ‘Under 40 Hot List’ Highlights 2 at Sutin Firm


Two of our lawyers have been selected by the inaugural, nationwide Benchmark Litigation “Under 40 Hot List”--shareholders Justin R. Sawyer and Mariposa Padilla Sivage. They are two of only six lawyers honored in New Mexico this year for being outstanding litigators younger than 40 years of age. Mr. Sawyer practices…

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