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Charles V. Garcia named to Who’s Who Law Section as one of New Mexico’s top 10 attorneys February 21, 2022

Jan 20, 2022, 4:42pm MST

“A compilation of brief biographical sketches of prominent persons in a particular field. That’s how Merriam-Webster defines the term “who’s who.” With that definition in mind, Albuquerque Business First’s editorial team set out to identify 10 local attorneys who fit the bill. Our goal was to pick a group of people who not only embodied that definition but who represented a variety of sectors from across the state. From government to aerospace to cannabis — and lots in between — these honorees represent what makes New Mexico unique. These are the people who help to support and propel both
established and emerging fields. And while for one of our honorees her contributions are literally out of this world, each of these attorneys is doing their part to strengthen New Mexico. From their job responsibilities to their next big career goals, the following Who’s Who in Law feature showcases 10 of the area’s top legal minds. A special Who’s Who in Law section can also be found in the Jan. 21 edition of the paper.”

Charles V. García
Partner, Cuddy & McCarthy LLP

  • Number of years in current role: 11
  • Number of years practicing law: 33
  • What firms/companies have you previously worked for? Kansas Corporation Commission; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Public Service Company of New Mexico; Miller, Stratvert PA
  • Undergraduate degree: University of New Mexico
  • Law degree: University of Kansas School of Law
  • Brief description of what your job entails: Representing and
  • advising business and corporate clients and local/governmental
  • agencies in a wide variety of commercial transactions,
  • administrative and judicial proceedings and litigation.
  • Biggest career accomplishment: Providing legal support for
  • launching competitive energy services business in newly
  • deregulated energy markets in the Southwestern United States.
  • What’s your next big career goal? Transitioning utility and energy
  • companies to fully renewable energy markets and services in the
  • next decade.
  • Board and association memberships: New Mexico and Kansas State Bars; American Bar Association; New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association; National Hispanic Bar Association
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