Peifer, Hanson & Mullins, P.A.,
formerly Browning & Peifer, P.A., is a litigation firm composed of former large-firm attorneys who concentrate their practice in the prosecution and defense of civil suits in state and federal courts throughout New Mexico and in other jurisdictions. The firm has brought and defended numerous class actions and other complex litigation matters and regularly represents some of the country's largest corporate clients in significant litigation. One of the founding partners of the firm, James O. Browning, now serves as United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico.
The firm enjoys an excellent reputation for the quality of its legal work. Its senior partner is listed among the "Best Lawyers in America," a listing based on a lawyer survey. The firm has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell's highest "AV" rating, also based on a lawyer survey, and is listed among the leading business law firms in the United States by Chambers USA, an independent guide to law firms in the United States.
The firm's lawyers have tried significant cases involving securities fraud, voting rights, partnership and business disputes, first amendment rights, and employment law. The firm's lawyers also maintain an active appellate practice.