Andrew J. Simons


ANDREW J. SIMONS' first job out of law school was serving as the law clerk for Judge William W. Bivins, New Mexico Court of Appeals, from 1992 to 1993, after which he joined Sutin, Thayer & Browne, where his practice is concentrated in commercial litigation emphasizing creditors' rights, consumer law, real estate law, and Indian Law. He has represented clients in a variety of litigation, such as (1) representing creditors in complex commercial real estate foreclosure actions, as well as workouts, involving debts ranging from $750,000 to well over $150 million, and involving real estate ranging in size from less than an acre to 55,000 acres, including defending against lender-liability counterclaims brought in such actions; (2) defending against consumer claims made against lenders for alleged fraud, product defects and/or unfair practices arising from purchases of real estate and vehicles; (3) representing lenders in complex commercial collateral-recovery actions, such as actions to recover vehicle and parts inventories of car dealers defaulting on inventory-financing loans, and actions to recover equipment and other personal property of businesses defaulting on capital and operating loans, including defending against lender-liability counterclaims brought in such actions; (4) representing professionals and businesses, such as accountants, construction contractors and real estate appraisers, in commercial tort and breach-of-contract actions; (5) prosecuting and defending against statewide consumer class actions; and (6) defending title companies against tort, breach-of-contract and unfair-practices claims.


6565 Two Park Square Americas Parkway NE
Suite 1000
Albuquerque , New Mexico , 87110
United States

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