Spencer Reid

Spencer Reid
Martindale-Hubbell Rating

Of Counsel

Albuquerque Plaza
201 Third Street NW, 12th Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Mr. Reid joined the firm as a clerk in 1978 and a lawyer in 1979. He represents clients at all judicial levels, and in arbitration proceedings. His practice focuses primarily on commercial disputes, including complex matters.


University of the Pacific, 1970-1972; University of California at Berkeley, 1972-1974, B.A. Political Science 1974; University of New Mexico, J.D. 1979.

Professional Affiliations

New Mexico and New Mexico Federal bar associations. Admitted to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Community Associations

Pro bono counsel for Equal Access to Justice, People Living Through Cancer and High Desert Sportsmen Association. Life Member in both Trout Unlimited and New Mexico Trout.

Awards and Honors

Keel Bonnell Scholarship for Excellence in Commercial Law; "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale-Hubbell; Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business; and various Southwest Super Lawyers publications. Named New Mexico's "Lawyer of the Year" for 2012 in trust and estates litigation by Best Lawyers. Mr. Reid was named to the List of Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers for 2012 and 2013 and honored again in 2014.  Mr. Reid is listed in the most recent edition of Best Lawyers in America in the categories of commercial litigation, litigation – banking and finance and litigation – trusts and estates.  Appearing on the Best Lawyers list since 2007, he was also honored as a 2015 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for litigation – banking and finance.  Mr. Reid is listed in Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys.  He holds eight open New Mexico State skeet shooting championships.

 Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys 2014

Running Horses © 1989: Gray Mercer A sculpture provided for the City of Albuquerque Public Art Collection by Keleher & McLeod, PA. On display at the Albuquerque International Airport.