200 West Marcy Street, Suite 129
Santa Fe, NM 87501 | Ph: 505.982.4676

Lisa G. Adelman, Partner

Phone: 505-982-4676
Fax: 505-988-7029

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Civil Law
  • General Civil Practice
  • Real Estate
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Administrative Law

With Sommer Udall Law Firm Since

  • 2014


  • While working at the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC), Lisa advised and counseled the Commission on complex legal, technical, economic, and policy issues that arose in the course of pending utility, telecommunications, transportation, and rulemaking cases, and other matters of concern to the Commission
  • Lisa assisted the PRC in forming and executing policy, researched and drafted proposed PRC substantive and procedural orders, advised and assisted the PRC in rulemakings, and she drafted New Mexico Supreme Court briefs
  • Lisa has extensive experience in contracts, real estate, employment law, environmental law, administrative law, procurement policy and law, and tort and liability issues
  • Lisa has experience in providing contract administration, project management
  • In environmental law, Lisa has conducted and overseen environmental due diligence on projects; supported the discussing, summarizing, and interpreting environmental policies and regulations; obtained Federal and State approvals, licenses and permits for projects; and assisted with federal, state and local environmental compliance


  • St. Mary’s University, School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1992
  • B.B.A. (Finance, International BusinessUniversity of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1989
  • New York University – Summer 1988
  • University of California, San Diego, CA – 1985 – 1987

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico 2012
  • Texas 1992

Civic Activities

  • Artist Foundation of San Antonio, Board of Directors, February 2005 – July 2012, Secretary (2005-2012)
  • Board of Directors, Temple Beth-El (June 2009 to July 2012)
  • Board of Directors, Jewish Federation of San Antonio (June 2008 to July 2012)


200 West Marcy Street, Suite 129 | Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505.982.4676 | Fax: 505.988.7029 | firminfo@sommerudall.com

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