Best Law Firms

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Only those firms with a lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in a specific practice area and metropolitan region may be considered for ranking among the nation’s Best Law Firms.

This year, Sutin was named a top firm in 19 areas of law in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Eight of these ranked practices achieved Tier 1 status, indicating the firm is considered to be the best in the city in these practice areas.

Metropolitan Tier 1


Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Employment Law – Management

Health Care Law

Tax Law


Banking and Finance Law

Corporate Law

Public Finance Law


Metropolitan Tier 2


Administrative / Regulatory Law

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Family Law

Family Law Mediation

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Real Estate Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law


Financial Services Regulation Law


Metropolitan Tier 3


Labor Law – Management

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

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