Ellen S. Casey

Ellen S. Casey

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ellen S. Casey, a partner in the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP since 1992, graduated from the University of New Mexico Law School in 1985. Following graduation, Ms. Casey clerked for Federal Magistrate Judge Lorenzo Garcia, then a judge with the New Mexico Court of Appeals. For some years, her practice has been primarily devoted to employment/civil rights litigation and insurance defense. Ms. Casey routinely defends private employers and public entity clients in civil rights and federal and state employment litigation and successfully defended the State of New Mexico in Fair Labor Standards Act litigation decided in the United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment/Civil Rights Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1986


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico - 1985

Past Employment Positions

  • Federal Magistrate Judge Lorenzo Garcia, Clerk