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Clinton W. Marrs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

Marrs Griebel Law
1000 Gold Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-633-8326
Fax: 505-830-4400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2020 - 2022
Licensed in New Mexico Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Securities Litigation, Business Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Estate & Trust Litigation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Clinton W. Marrs is a founder of and partner in the well-known Albuquerque law firm, Marrs Griebel Law, LTD. Since establishing the firm in 2010, Mr. Marrs has focused his practice on business litigation. In addition, he offers general counsel services to investment advisors and securities brokers. From tribal governments to business associations, those living and working in New Mexico know to turn to Mr. Marrs for representation and guidance on any legal challenges in the following areas:

• Financial industry litigation

• Fiduciary litigation

• Securities litigation

• Tax disputes

• Employment litigation

• Business disputes

• Real estate litigation

• Insurance disputes

• Construction litigation

• Renewable energy law

• Regulatory law

Mr. Marrs began his legal career in 1986 after earning his law degree from The University of New Mexico. In addition to his approval to practice law in all of New Mexico's state courts, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico have also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.

After a legal career that began 30 years ago in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Marrs has built a reputation as one of the Southwest's premier trial attorneys. A large part of his reputation is due to his winning approach to litigation, which uses cost-effective strategies, aggressive tactics and common sense to help clients overcome complex legal challenges and reach their goals.

As a result of his excellent reputation, Mr. Marrs is the recipient of a number of honors, including a Distinguished peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, his peers recognize him as a leader in the legal community, which has led to him serving as director of the State Bar of New Mexico's Business Law and Taxation sections.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Securities Litigation
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2020 - 2022

About Clinton W. Marrs

First Admitted: 1986, New Mexico

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Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Received the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division’s Outstanding Attorney Award

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Past Director, New Mexico Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • New Mexico, 1986
  • Past Director, New Mexico Bar Association, Tax Law Section

Educational Background

  • Harvard College, A.B., Major: Biology, 1980
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Office Location for Clinton W. Marrs

1000 Gold Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 505-633-8326

Fax: 505-830-4400

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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