Jeffrey L. Fornaciari

Jeffrey L. Fornaciari

Partner
Location:
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Phone:
505-982-4554
Fax:
505-982-8623
Email:

Jeffrey L. Fornaciari is a partner in the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. His practice involves the areas of general litigation and administrative law. His practice areas include commercial, natural resources, water rights and environmental law before state and federal courts and state administrative agencies.

Mr. Fornaciari currently represents Xcel Energy Company and Southwestern Public Service Company in electric utility proceedings before the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) and has appeared in SPS cases before the Public Utility Commission of Texas. He also represents New Mexico Water Service Company in NMPRC proceedings.

Mr. Fornaciari received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado in 1966, Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and L.L.M. from the George Washington University National Law School with highest honors in 1971. He is a member of the Supreme Court of New Mexico, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. District Court of Arizona, and the U.S. District Court for Nevada.

Areas of Practice

  • General Litigation and Administrative Law
  • Commercial
  • Natural Resources
  • Water Rights
  • Environmental Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1970
  • District of Columbia, 1971
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit

Education

  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D.
  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M. - 1971
    • Honors: With Highest Honors
  • University of Colorado
    • B.A. - 1966

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers 2014 - Energy Law