Alison Goodwin Named to State Bar Board


Alison K. Goodwin has been appointed as the Young Lawyer Division Liaison to the State Bar of New Mexico’s Health Law Section. Her term runs through December 31, 2021. A member of Sutin’s litigation department, Goodwin has a practice which focuses in health law, commercial litigation, and appellate work. Prior to joining Sutin, she served…

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EEOC Guidance to Employers Regarding Vaccination Policies


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued a lengthy technical assistance document on COVID-19 and actions which employers can take without violating federal laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), and Title VII of the Civil…

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Jesse Hale Named Counsel


Jesse D. Hale has been named Counsel at Sutin, Thayer & Browne. Hale joined the firm in 2018, where his practice focuses on healthcare law, litigation, insurance defense, and real estate law. A lawyer in Sutin’s Albuquerque office, he advises and represents healthcare clients in litigation, regulatory and compliance matters, fraud and abuse…

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Major Changes Made to PPP


On December 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the "Act") into law. Among other things, the Act makes major changes to the Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP"). The Act requires the Small Business Administration ("SBA") Administrator to establish regulations to…

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Sutin Earns Top Level Award as Family-Friendly Business


Sutin, Thayer & Browne has earned Family Friendly New Mexico’s Platinum Level award for the second year in a row. The highest level of recognition from the statewide organization, the Platinum Level was first awarded in 2020. To achieve this level, Sutin met core policies in Paid Leave, Health Support, Work Schedules, Economic Support, Pay…

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