Larry J. Montaño works closely with clients to achieve optimal outcomes in natural resources litigation, commercial disputes, real property matters, and personal injury/wrongful death cases. He regularly speaks and publishes on these subjects.
Appeals as well as trials: In addition to his trial work, Larry is a Board Member and Former Chairman of the New Mexico State Bar’s Appellate Practice Section and regularly handles appeals before the New Mexico Supreme Court, the New Mexico Court of Appeals, and the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Commercial litigation. Larry has successfully defended companies, lenders, and loan servicing clients in commercial litigation and secured transaction cases, both in the trial and appellate courts, brought by plaintiffs under the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and Unfair Trade Practices statutes.
Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Larry served as law clerk to The Honorable Bruce D. Black, Federal District Court Judge for the District of New Mexico and, before that, as a law clerk to The Honorable Lynn Pickard, then Chief Judge of the New Mexico Court of Appeals.