Katharine C. Downey Earns AV Rating

July 19, 2016

Katharine C. Downey, a member of the firm’s litigation group, has earned her AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The peer-review rating is one of the legal profession’s most prestigious honors, indicating high regard from the legal community for her strong legal skills and impeccable ethics. Ms. Downey has been with Sutin, Thayer & Browne since 2013 and practices primarily in employment law, bankruptcy, creditor rights and education law.  She has assisted clients in employment disputes and policy matters, has represented financial institutions in lender liability defense cases, and has protected creditor rights in and out of bankruptcy. She has presented seminars on the topic of the Affordable Care Act to attorneys and human resource professionals alike.  She is a member of the American Bar Association as well as the New Mexico State Bar’s Bankruptcy Law Section and Young Lawyers Division and serves on the board of the Albuquerque Bar Association. Ms. Downey received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico and her law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law.

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