Business Attorneys

Businesses and government entities face continually evolving legal needs.

At Hinkle Shanor LLP, we provide grounded legal guidance amid constantly shifting legal landscapes.

For more than 125 years, the firm has stood as a pillar of excellence in legal services throughout the region.

We represent businesses and individuals in the public and private sectors throughout New Mexico. Our clients include startups, small and growing businesses, corporations, government entities, health care providers, insurance companies and other businesses in diverse industries. Our attorneys serve as general counsel for a number of businesses, and we partner with in-house counsel of businesses nationwide.

Serving Corporate Clients, Diverse Businesses And Government Entities

Our business law attorneys handle a broad array of transactional and litigation matters, from business formation to contract review and dissolution. We also house robust practices in environmental and natural resources law.

Our civil litigation services span numerous legal fields, with a particular emphasis on:

Banking & Finance

We represent national and local banks in complex commercial transactions. Our attorneys also review and prepare financing opinions in connection with oil and gas transactions.

Labor & Employment Law

Our lawyers represent employers and management in the public and private sectors. Major areas of focus include defense against wage and hour and discrimination claims.

Real Estate Law

We handle complex commercial and residential real estate transactions and litigation for diverse clients, including oil and gas companies, energy companies, public sector entities, developers, brokers, agricultural businesses, homeowners associations and property owners.


Our taxation practice offers planning and guidance for corporate clients and individuals. We also handle tax disputes, including those in niche areas such as oil and gas taxation.

Contact Us

For more information about our legal services and areas of practice, contact us. We have convenient offices in Roswell, Santa Fe and in New Mexico.