Clifford K. Atkinson

Clifford K. Atkinson: Attorney with Atkinson, Baker & Rodriguez, P.C. AV stamp icon


Staff Member, 1976-1978 and Editor, 1977-1978, Natural Resources Journal. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Super Lawyers (Business Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources).

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation (Engineering & Architectural)
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Energy & Natural Resources (Oil & Gas, Water, Minerals)
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Property & Real Estate Disputes
  • Professional Liability
  • Railroad Transactions & Litigation
  • Securities & Other Class Action Lawsuits

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-633-0412  Phone
505-764-8111  Phone
505-350-9665  Cell Phone
505-764-8374  Fax
University Attended:
University of Arizona, B.S., Geophysical Engineering, 1973
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1993, Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth and Federal Circuits and U.S. Claims Court; U.S. District Court, Districts of New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska; 1978, New Mexico
State Bar of New Mexico (Member, Natural Resources Specialization Selection Committee, 1990-1996); Colorado and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law) Bar Associations; New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (New Mexico Liaison, Commercial Litigation Section, 1998-2000); National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (Executive Committee); New Mexico Bar Foundation.
Birth Information:
Little Rock, Arkansas, August 17, 1951
Reported Cases:
Wiste v. Neff and Company, 967 P.2d 1172 (N.M. App. 1998), cert. denied, 972 P.2d 353 (S.St. 1998); Lowe v. Bloom, 813 P.2d 480 (N.M. 1991); Lowe v. Bloom, 798 P.2d 156 (N.M. 1990); Sleeper v. Reynolds, 760 P.2d 787 (N.M.App. 1988); United States of America v. Bluewater-Toltec Irrigation District of New Mexico, 806 F.2d 986 (10th Cir. 1986); United States of America v. Bluewater-Toltec Irrigation District, 580 F.Supp. 1434 (N.M. 1984) .

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

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