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October 22, 2012

Christine Morganti , (505) 797-6028

Susan M. McCormack Named 2012 Business Lawyer of the Year


Susan McCormack


Albuquerque, N.M.— The board of directors of the State Bar Business Law Section named Susan M. McCormack its Business Lawyer of the Year in recognition of her outstanding services to the citizens of New Mexico and the business law community.  McCormack will be presented the award at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 2, during a reception at the State Bar Center following the 2012 Business Law Institute.


From the accolades of various clients, peer attorneys in New Mexico and nationally, McCormack exemplifies the model business attorney.  In addition to first-class service to her clients and assisting fellow attorneys to resolve issues in complex business transactions, she has provided exemplary service to the State Bar of New Mexico and the Business Law Section as a member (2007-2010) and chair (2009).  She received the CLE Ascent Award of Excellence in 2010 for her work on a significant CLE program sponsored by the Business Law Section, recognizing her outstanding contribution to continuing legal education. 


In addition to her legal work, McCormack has contributed to the Albuquerque community through volunteering her time and service on the Christina Kent Day Nursery Board, the Water Quality Committee of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, and as a Loaned Executive with the United Way of Central New Mexico. She also participates in the Keleher Firm’s longstanding partnership with Jefferson Middle School.