Mr. Van Luchene's practice is primarily comprised of litigation with an emphasis on complex tort litigation, complex commercial litigation, and class actions. His experience includes defending toxic tort claims and a variety of personal injury claims. Mr. Van Luchene's commercial litigation expertise includes cases involving complex insurance, healthcare and banking issues. He has defended wrongful termination employment cases involving multiple plaintiffs. Mr. Van Luchene's extensive experience in defending against class actions includes defending putative class claims alleging wrongful banking practices, civil rights violations and denial of healthcare benefits. Mr. Van Luchene is of record in two reported New Mexico Court of Appeals opinions involving class action issues. He holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Awards and Honors
Mr. Van Luchene has been honored as a Southwest Super Lawyer in 2014 and 2016. Mr. Van Luchene is listed in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants (2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Albuquerque) and Products Liability Litigation - Defendants. Mr. Van Luchene is a member of the CLM Alliance.
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