Careers for Lawyers

If you are currently working in the Mountain West, the chances are good that you have met a Sutin lawyer or two along the way or heard good things about our work. Maybe it has piqued your interest in joining our ranks. We are always on the lookout for talented, experienced laterals who fill a specific need or fit well with the direction of the Firm.

Every new lawyer is hired with the expectation that his or her development will result in shareholdership. In fact, many of the laterals we have hired in previous years have become members of Firm leadership and currently hold most of the Firm’s top offices.

If you would like to explore working in our rewarding, collaborative environment, please send a letter of interest, résumé and writing sample to both:

In addition to working alongside some of the top legal minds in the region, we offer competitive salaries and an exemplary benefits package. We encourage out-of-state applicants to discuss their connection to New Mexico in their application packages.


Current Openings

Associate Attorney – Civil Litigation

We are seeking a full-time Civil Litigation Associate. The candidate must have at least 3 years of experience relevant to civil litigation, and must have excellent legal writing, research, and verbal communication skills. Must be licensed to practice in the state of NM.



Sutin, Thayer & Browne offer a full benefits package and competitive pay.


EEO Statement

Sutin, Thayer & Browne provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, spousal affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



imb@Make the most of your summer. Join us for up to 12 weeks of hands-on legal training in a creative, collaborative atmosphere. We tailor each student’s summer to meet the individual’s particular interests and experience, while still providing all our summers a broad exposure to the wide range of the Firm’s litigation and transactional practices. You will work with senior lawyers from a variety of practice areas. It’s the best way to give you solid training as a lawyer and help you determine where you might wish to specialize.

We recruit on a nationwide basis in our search for law students who will meet our high standards in terms of legal work and character. We look for top grades, of course, but we also look for those exceptional few who have spent their off hours in meaningful ways. Sutin is a service-oriented Firm, and we want to hear how you have served others with your time and talent. Our hope and expectation is that the recruits we hire today will one day become our friends, our colleagues, and the future of Sutin, Thayer & Browne.

If you are motivated to make the most of your summer, send a letter of interest, résumé, transcript, and writing sample to Eduardo Duffy, Recruiting Chair, at and Ivy Baca, HR Generalist, We encourage out-of-state applicants to discuss their connection to New Mexico in their application packages.

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