Gary Kilpatric - Montgomery & Andrews, P.A.

Gary Kilpatric

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 505-986-2535

Since joining the firm in 1974, Gary Kilpatric has been both a commercial lawyer and a litigator for many of the firm’s corporate clients. Since 1977, he has engaged in an extensive lobbying practice before the New Mexico legislature, representing numerous clients and lobbying the passage, defeat, or amendment of major legislation. Mr. Kilpatric has also engaged in an active regulatory practice, representing clients before a number of New Mexico’s regulatory agencies including the New Mexico regulation and licensing, environment, and taxation and revenue departments, and the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance. Prior to joining Montgomery & Andrews, Mr. Kilpatric served as a Deputy District Attorney for Contra Costa County, California.  Mr. Kilpatric served in the military including a tour in Vietnam.

University of California BerkeleyBA 1965Hastings College of LawJ.D. 1972

Client Comments

"Gary is very calm and professional; his work ethics are second to none. His ability to interact with all the key players in our State has made him the perfect choice to represent our industry. He will not be out-worked, and his ability to think on his feet is a real asset for his clients."

"Not only is Gary Kilpatric an experienced and skilled attorney, but his ability to communicate and work with others is outstanding. Gary has the unique ability to present issues in a fair and concise way without being overbearing, especially in dealing with external entities such as legislators and regulators. And his integrity is beyond reproach. That is why he is one of the most respected lawyers in New Mexico. In addition, Gary is a community leader. He gives back his time voluntary on a variety and civic and community organizations."

-Walter Bolic
President, CEO
Delta Dental of New Mexico

"Gary's strongest attributes are his credibility with the legislators and his overall knowledge of the process. His work ethic and his commitment to always obtaining the best outcomes for his clients make him a real great asset to have on your team. In addition, his honesty and his efficiency make it an honor to be associated with him."

-Tony Trujillo
Director of Government Relations, NM Operations
Phelps Dodge Mining Co.

"Simply stated, Gary Kilpatric is one of the most highly-respected spokespersons on either side of the aisle for business and insurer interests in Santa Fe. His depth of knowledge on diverse business issues combined with a calm and thoughtful approach to finding reasonable compromise render him an indispensable participant at any negotiation. Those same qualities render his contributions equally valuable and sought after on the regulatory level. The American Insurance Association is proud to have been represented by a person of such high caliber in New Mexico for over 30 years."

-Fred Bosse
Vice President - Southwest Region
American Insurance Association

"Gary and his partner Nancy King have represented our company for many years before the state legislature. They are both professional, responsive, and knowledgeable on a host of subject matters and consistently deliver the results that we're looking for. They are able to adapt to any audience and political persuasion, and provide well-informed advice on our issues. They are, without a doubt, in the super elite core of the best government affairs representation in New Mexico."

"Gary is a tireless advocate for his clients and well respected within New Mexico's legal and lobbying communities. He is thoughtful, thorough, and timely, making working with him a pleasure. I'm happy to know he is representing our interests in New Mexico."

-Mark Bordas
Director, Government Affairs
Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.

Office Location

325 Paseo de Peralta
P.O. Box 2307
Santa Fe, NM 87501
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations Practice of the Santa Fe Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations Practice of the Santa Fe Metro Area
Gary Kilpatric has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Gary Kilpatric has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Government Relations Practice (Energy, Government Affairs, Government Contracts, Health Care, Insurance, Legislative, Lobbying, Real Estate, Regulatory)

Other Information

Gender: Male