Anthony J. Trujillo

Shareholder


T.J. practices governmental affairs law, administrative law, environmental and natural resources litigation, and general commercial litigation.  His experience includes a variety of legal matters including issues related mining, oil and gas, agriculture, water rights, water quality, energy, employment law and civil rights. T.J. serves as a lobbyist for clients on state and local issues, including activities dealing with drafting legislation, testifying before legislative committees, and developing advocacy strategies for clients on legislative and regulatory matters.

 

Representative Cases

  • Gila Resources Information Project v. New Mexico Water Quality Control Com’n, 2015-NMCA-076, 355 P.3d 36 (2015)
  • New Mexico Atty. Gen. v. New Mexico Public Regulation Com’n, 2015-NMSC-032, 359 P.3d 133 (2015)
  • New Mexico Mining Assn. v. Water Quality Control Commission, 2007-NMCA-084, 164 P.3d 81 (2015)
  • Manning v. Mining and Minerals Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, 2006-NMSC-027, 90 P.3d 506 (2006)
  • Salguero v. City of Clovis, 366 F.3d 1168 (10th Cir. 2004)
  • Stein v. Legal Advertising Committee of the Disciplinary Board, 304 F.Supp.2d 1274 (D.N.M. 2003)
  • Stein v. Legal Advertising Committee of the Disciplinary Board, 272 F.Supp.2d 1260 (D.N.M. 2003)
  • Manning v. Mining and Minerals Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, 2004-NMCA-052, 90 P.3d 506 (N.M. Ct. Appl. 2004)
  • United States v. Malouff, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 23841 (10th Cir. 2004)
  • Salguero v. City of Clovis, 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25308 (D.N.M. 2003)
  • Stein v. Legal Advertising Committee of the Disciplinary Board, 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24394 (D.N.M. 2003)

Representative Experience

A summary of his most recent and relevant experience includes:

  • Served as counsel on behalf of Freeport-McMoRan before the Water Quality Control Commission in support of the Copper Rule;
  • Served as counsel on behalf of the Dairy Industry Group for a Clean Environment before the Water Quality Control Commission in support of the Dairy Rule;
  • Served as counsel on behalf of Horizon Ag-Product before the New Mexico Mining Commission regarding rule changes to the New Mexico Mining Act.
  • Drafted and advocated for legislation dealing with regulatory reform dealing with the Administrative Procedures Act, Uniform Administrative Hearing Act, and State Rules Act; and
  • Participated in rulemakings and adjudicatory hearings before multiple state agencies, board, and commissions.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2002

Associations & Memberships

  • Association of Commerce and Industry, Environment Committee, Vice-Chair
  • Leadership New Mexico, Class of 2006-2007, Member
  • New Mexico Amigos, Member
  • New Mexico Mining Association, Legislative Committee, Member
  • New Mexico Oil & Gas Association, Government Affairs Committee, Member
  • Dairy Producers of New Mexico, Member
  • New Mexico Tax Research Institute, Member
  • Permian Basin Petroleum Association
  • Small Business-Friendly Task Force, 2011

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA®, 2017-2019
  • Doc Weiler/Marvin Watts Award for Professionalism, New Mexico Mining Association, 2015
  • Exemplary Service Award, Association of Commerce and Industry, 2006