Jaclyn M. McLean

Partner, Santa Fe

Jaclyn M. McLean, a Partner in the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP, graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Mexico Law School in 2009. While at the University of New Mexico, Ms. McLean served as an Editor for the New Mexico Law Review. Her practice is primarily devoted to employment/civil rights litigation. Ms. McLean routinely defends private employers and public entity clients in civil rights and federal and state employment litigation.  Ms. McLean’s employment practice also includes drafting personnel policies, conducting employee training, and providing advice to clients dealing with difficult employee issues. Ms. McLean’s practice also includes products liability and personal injury defense, and she has considerable experience with class/collective actions in both State and Federal courts.
  • Employment/Civil Rights Litigation
  • Employee Benefits issues
  • Human Resources and Management Consulting
  • Products Liability
  • Class/Collective Actions
  • General Tort Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board of Directors, New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
  • Order of the Coif, Member


  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • The New Mexico Whistleblower Protection Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico – 2009
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: New Mexico Law Review, Editor
  • Trinity University
    • B.A. – 2006
    • Major: Spanish

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2018

Published Works

  • Finance Nouveau: Prospects for the Securitization of Art (New Mexico Law Review, Volume 38, No. 3)