Public Utility and Business Litigator Julie Hopper Elected Partner with Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod’s New Mexico Office

Albuquerque, NM (Feb. 8, 2024) —Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod (JHKM) announces that Julianna (Julie) Hopper was elected partner with the firm’s New Mexico office.

Julie is a public utility and business litigator whose practice focuses on representing public utilities before administrative agencies. Her experience assisting clients before the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission involves advising on compliance filings, rate cases, acquisitions, and condemnation proceedings.

She also represents clients in various civil and commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, collection matters, and insurance coverage issues. Additionally, Julie has experience with appellate administrative proceedings as well as through state and federal district courts, and before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Julie is a member of the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association and was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as One to Watch in New Mexico, a list of up-and-coming lawyers. She earned her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2017 and joined JHKM the same year.

About Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod, LLP
Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod is a full-service litigation and business law firm with offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Albuquerque, New Mexico to address legal needs of clients in the southwest. The firm’s attorneys have extensive trial, litigation management, dispute resolution and complex litigation experience. In addition, the firm represents business and individuals in a wide range of legal matters, including antitrust, attorney regulation and ethics, appellate law, business law and litigation, banking, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, civil rights and constitutional law, commercial real estate, construction, corporate law, employment, environmental, estate planning, trusts and probate, family law, fidelity and surety, government relations and lobbying, insurance defense and coverage, medical and professional malpractice, municipal law, personal injury, energy regulatory matters and tribal law, as well as alternative dispute resolution. For additional information, visit

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