Stan Harris practices primarily in the area of public lands, natural resources, and commercial litigation. For more than 15 years, he has advised clients at the judicial, administrative, and legislative levels on federal, state, and local issues. Stan has extensive experience in the representation of parties in their disputes involving cultural property, public lands, Indian lands, oil and gas industry, environmental infrastructure matters, and mining transactions. He also represents clients in the area of general commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Modrall Sperling, Stan served as Environmental Counsel to United States Senator Pete V. Domenici in Washington, D.C. and as Law Clerk to the Honorable Lynn Pickard, New Mexico Court of Appeals.
Stan is a member of the Natural Resources and Environment practice group, he serves as Chair of the Public Lands group and the firm's Recruiting Committee. He has been recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers® in Energy and Natural Resources.
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1993, Editor-in-Chief, New Mexico Law Review, 1992-1993; Editor-in-Chief, United States-Mexico Law Journal, 1992-1993
- University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in History, 1990
- New Mexico
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit