Sabrina Rodriguez Salvato

Albuquerque, Associate

Ms. Salvato is a law associate located in the Albuquerque office of Hinkle Shanor LLP and practicing throughout the state. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and the University of New Mexico School of Law. While at law school she taught at West Mesa High School in Albuquerque as part of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. She received the Dawinder S. Sidhu Award in recognition for her commitment to enhancing civics education in traditionally under served communities. She sits on the board of First Judicial District Bar and the Editorial Board for New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. She has contributed to the Defense News.

Past Employment

  • Brennan & Sullivan, P.A, Law Clerk and Associate, 2012 – 2018


  • Moderator: Judges Panel on Section 1983, New Mexico Defense Lawyer’s Association – 2017
  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D.
  • University of Texas at Austin
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • First Judicial District Bar Association, Board Member
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Member and Editorial Board Member

Published Works

  • NMDLA, Defense News, New Mexico Avoids Confusion as to the Definition of Sex Discrimination by Drafting Clear Legislation (Summer 2019) 
  • New Mexico State Bar, NRELL, Vista Newsletter, Moongate Water Co. v. City of Las Cruces: A Novel Application of Stranded Assets Theory (Summer 2013)