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Amanda Nelson Attorney

  • Albuquerque
  • 505.483.1863
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Amanda Nelson joins Mayer LLP as an Associate Attorney in our New Mexico office. She attended the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor, and the University of New Mexico, where she received a B.A. in Criminology. Amanda is a skilled attorney focusing on civil defense litigation, currently practicing at Mayer LLP in Albuquerque, NM. With a strong background in insurance defense matters, Amanda provides reliable legal representation to clients before state and federal courts.

Amanda's experience extends to collaborating extensively with a premier provider of medical liability insurance and risk management services for healthcare professionals in New Mexico. She offers legal advice tailored to protect physicians, surgeons, facilities, and other healthcare providers. Her work involves ensuring that clients receive the necessary support to navigate the complexities of the healthcare landscape.

With a comprehensive understanding of New Mexico's arbitration landscape, Amanda brings expertise in navigating the complexities of alternative dispute resolution. Leveraging the New Mexico Uniform Arbitration Act, she guides clients through the arbitration process, offering a strategic approach for resolving disputes. Amanda ensures clients' interests are represented as impartial arbitrators adjudicate cases, resulting in favorable arbitral awards upheld by New Mexico law.

Prior to her time at Mayer LLP, Amanda honed her legal skills as a Law Clerk and Associate Attorney at other law firms in Albuquerque. She worked on a range of civil and criminal cases. Her diverse experience has equipped her with a comprehensive understanding of various legal disciplines, including business litigation, employment law, and contract law.

Amanda’s practice currently focuses on general civil litigation, where she represents a variety of clients including insurance companies, government agencies, small businesses, and individuals. She is licensed to practice in the State of New Mexico and the United States District Court of New Mexico.


  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation


  • University of New Mexico, J.D. 2020
  • University of New Mexico, B.A. 2008


  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico

Professional Activities

  • Albuquerque Bar Association
  • NM Women’s Bar Association