Industry Sectors

Banks and Financial Services

We have a long history of banking and financial institution experience. Our lawyers assist New Mexico lenders, as well as out-of-state lenders, in ensuring compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. We represent lenders, borrowers, and venture capital and private equity investors in a variety of financing transactions, including regulatory matters, asset-based lending, unsecured commercial credit, real estate loans, debt restructuring, mezzanine financing, capital…

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Construction and Real Estate Development

Sutin, Thayer & Browne lawyers assist clients in all aspects of construction and real estate development litigation, transactions and financing for projects across New Mexico, representing public and private developers, sellers, buyers, borrowers and lenders. The firm’s construction law experience includes construction litigation, government contracts and procurement for private and public works projects, litigating complex construction defect cases, preparing, analyzing and enforcing…

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Economic Development

Economic development projects require extensive experience in a broad range of practices, including project finance, mergers and acquisitions, municipal finance, acquisition finance, tax, real estate, governmental affairs and regulatory oversight. The firm’s economic development practice is distinguished by its balanced representation of public and private owners and operators, sponsors, developers, investment and commercial banks, institutional lenders, and government entities in…

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Sutin, Thayer & Browne is thoroughly familiar with the legal needs of all levels of educational institutions, in which public clients must manage risk to the institution at all times and private clients must strive to be innovative and fast-moving in increasingly changing markets. Our education attorneys provide comprehensive general counsel representation to public, private and charter primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities. We regularly advise clients on matters of tort…

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Family-Owned and Small Business

Family businesses, especially, can present unique challenges involving relationship dynamics not found in other businesses. Our firm, known especially for excellent corporate legal services, assists and represents small businesses, family-owned concerns and closely held businesses. Effective shareholder and operating agreements, as well as estate and tax advice, help avoid and prevent issues in the first place. Our ability to manage all legal aspects for families and businesses under one roof…

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Government Contractors

Our lawyers have extensive experience to address the needs of government contractors. Sutin, Thayer & Browne is one of the leading providers of legal services for the government contracting sector. We help contractors navigate state and federal procurement regulations, public law, public finance, and administrative and regulatory issues for professional firms, manufacturing, technology, higher education, construction and real estate.

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Medical, Healthcare and Hospital Law

Healthcare is one of the most complex, heavily regulated and rapidly changing industries in the United States.  Effective representation of healthcare organizations and providers requires more than knowledge of the applicable law.  It also requires familiarity with the operations of healthcare organizations and relationships within the industry. The Sutin health law team is comprised of almost a dozen attorneys, three of whom (David Johnson, Deborah Mann, and Jesse Hale) practice…

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Private Clients

Since our inception in 1946, generations of private clients have trusted Sutin, Thayer & Browne for prudent guidance in comprehensive planning for the future.  We offer private clients, their families and their closely held businesses a wealth of legal skills and support in matters related to estate and gift management, investments, property holdings, asset protection, financial structuring and tax minimization. Our lawyers are experienced in administering trusts, estates and charitable…

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Professional Service Firms

Professional service firms face unique management and risk-management challenges. Sutin, Thayer & Browne lawyers advise and assist a wide variety of professionals, including insurance groups, accountants, corporate bankers, financial advisers, real estate brokers, consultants, advertising and design firms, surveyors, research and development concerns, contractors, and architects and engineers.  When appropriate, we partner with our professional service clients and…

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