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Randi McGinn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry
201 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-405-4441
Fax: 505-242-8227
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in New Mexico Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Highly respected throughout the legal community, Randi McGinn is a senior partner at McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry, PA. She represents clients in New Mexico in matters involving civil rights, wrongful death and personal injury. As a tireless advocate, she has secured significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of people who have suffered due to the negligence of others.

It is a testament to her skills and compassionate representation that Ms. McGinn holds a number of honors: She is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell; she has been listed in Albuquerque Magazine’s Rated Top 10 Lawyers; she has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America; and she is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates. She was also the first woman to be admitted to The Roehl Circle of Honor for Trial Lawyers.

Ms. McGinn is a formidable adversary in both the courtroom and negotiations. In fact, in one case, she exposed a lying witness so completely that he threw up on the stand. She uses every resource at her disposal to illustrate how defendants are responsible for her clients’ damages. Well-networked, she also can call upon field experts and professionals who add credibility to her case. Ms. McGinn is prepared to take on large manufacturers, corporations and even the government to protect her clients, who are experiencing some of the most difficult moments of their lives.

Active in the legal community, Ms. McGinn is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the New Mexico Innocence Project, the American Association for Justice and the State Bar of New Mexico.

Ms. McGinn received her law degree from The University of New Mexico School of Law.

* 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

Articles about Randi McGinn appearing in Super Lawyers

About Randi McGinn

First Admitted: 1980, New Mexico

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • US District Court (Federal Court) New Mexico and Colorado
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (NMTLA), President: 1994 - 1995
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Board of Directors: 1999 - 2005
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (NMTLA), Board of Directors: 1986 - Present
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers: 2005 - Present
  • New Mexico Innocence Project, President: 2000 - 2007
  • Inner Circle: 2005 - Present (Best 100 plaintiff's lawyers in the US)  First woman President, 2015-2017
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Board of Governors: 2003 - Present
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers (ABCL): 2004 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service

  • EDO Community Development Board, President 2011
  • Emerge NM, Founder, Board of Directors
  • Sandia Motorsports Raceway, shareholder  
  • Menaul School Board of Trustees   2009-2012
  • UNM Law School, Adjunct Faculty Member


Educational Background

  • University of New Mexico Law School, 1980


  • $7,750,000 verdict for a pressure ulcer caused at the Presbyterian Hospital ICU, where client was not properly turned during his 23 day stay.   Webb vs. Presbyterian Hospital.    , 2017
  • $67.3 million verdict against Biotronik for its involvement in a conspiracy with a doctor and hospital to sell and implant pacemakers and defibrillators into patients who did not need them.    Tommy Sowards case was the first trial of the 34 patients we represented.   , 2014
  • $6 million verdict against the Albuquerque Police Department for the shooting of an unarmed 26 year old in his own backyard.    , 2014
  • Largest verdict ever against a semi-trailer manufacturer for deciding not to design and add side underride safety guards on its semi-trailers to prevent smaller vehicles from becoming trapped under the semi.    Our 16 year old, Riley Hein, went under a Utility trailer, where he was trapped and killed.    Verdict against Utility Trailer was $42 million, with 45% fault on Utility.   , 2019
  • $2 million+ verdict against Zimmer Corporation for a defective hip implant called the MLTK.    Client had to undergo 2 revision surgeries to replace the defective hip implant.    Zimmer knew that using its device with a cobalt-chromium head (rather than a ceramic head) could cause metallosis, metal poisoning that destroys the muscle and tissue around the implant.      , 2017
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Office Location for Randi McGinn

201 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 505-405-4441

Fax: 505-242-8227

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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