Timothy L. Fields, a shareholder at Modrall Sperling, has been awarded the 2023 Outstanding Defense Lawyer of the Year by the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. Outstanding Lawyer of the Year is awarded to attorneys who have, by their ethical, personal, and professional conduct exemplified for their fellow attorneys the epitome of professionalism and ability.
Tim has also been recognized as the 2024 Litigation – Health Care “Lawyer of the Year” in Albuquerque by Best Lawyers in America®. For more than thirty years, Tim has represented clients in their civil litigation matters including medical malpractice, personal injury defense, railroad, transportation/trucking, insurance coverage/bad faith, construction defects, products liability, toxic exposure and environmental, and FELA. He represents multiple hospitals and physicians throughout New Mexico. In addition, his practice includes nursing home defense, complex multi-party litigation, commercial, and intellectual property disputes. Tim currently serves as President of Modrall Sperling and is a member of the Executive Committee. He has served as the firm’s Vice President, and Chair of the Litigation Department, the Tort/Product Liability/Railroad Practice Group, and the Recruiting Committee.