Legal 500 Names Two Sutin Lawyers to M&A Powerlist

October 13, 2023

Legal 500, an international legal rankings organization, has named Eduardo A. Duffy and Jay D. Rosenblum to its Private Practice Powerlist for Mergers & Acquisitions.

Eddie is a member of Sutin’s board of directors and firm Treasurer. He represents private companies in securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, reorganizations, state tax matters, and general corporate matters. In addition, his practice includes advising private sector clients on state tax abatements, including but industrial revenue bonds. Best Lawyers in America named Eddie “Albuquerque Lawyer of the Year” in Securities/Capital Markets Law in 2015, 2019, and 2021.

Jay’s practice includes M&A, business design, corporate and estate work, succession planning, and philanthropic legal matters. In 2017, the State Bar of New Mexico’s Business Law Section honored him as “Business Lawyer of the Year.” He is also a recipient of the Zia Award, a recognition given to distinguished alumni of the University of New Mexico. Jay served as President and CEO of Sutin, Thayer & Browne for eighteen years, from 2000 through 2017. He may be the most senior and experienced corporate lawyer still actively practicing in New Mexico whose primary focus is mergers and acquisitions and related corporate law.

Legal 500 seeks to highlight the teams who provide “the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel” in each jurisdiction. Relying on third-party verification through interviews with in-house counsel, chief executives, managing and senior partners of law firms, and practice managers. In this process, Legal 500 contacts some 300,000 clients each year for feedback on the lawyers they use.

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