Mr. Rodriguez is an Associate Attorney in the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. He graduated from magna cum laude from Texas State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2019.
Michael practices in the Firm’s public utilities, energy, and natural resources group. Michael also has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, including roles as a financial analyst, senior accountant, and financial consultant for various oil and gas companies from 2008 through 2016, and served as in-house counsel for Concho Resources, Inc. from 2019 through 2021. Michael’s experience includes the representation of oil and gas companies before the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division and Commission, and counseling oil and gas companies in Bureau of Land Management and New Mexico State Land Office oil and gas regulatory matters.
- Public Utilities, Energy, and Natural Resources
- University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
- J.D. – 2019
- Texas State University
- B.A. – 2008
- New Mexico, 2019