Thomas J. Horan, Retired

Tom HoranOf Counsel Since 1989

Mr. Horan, Of Counsel to the firm, has engaged in legislative relations on behalf of a wide spectrum of clients for more than three decades, and was a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives from 1975-1977. Mr. Horan’s legislative clients include Albuquerque Publishing Company, Forest City Covington, LLC – Mesa Del Sol, Independent Insurance Agents of New Mexico, New Mexico Mortgage Lenders Association, New Mexico Municipal League, New Mexico Press Association, Presbyterian Healthcare Services and Presbyterian Health Plan, Ski New Mexico, Inc., and Sandia Pueblo.

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone: 505-247-0411
Fax: 505-842-8890

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1975


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. – 1975
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Masters Degree, Public Administration – 1974
  • University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    • B.A. – 1967
    • Major: History

Representative Clients

  • Albuquerque Publishing Company
  • City of Albuquerque
  • Forest City Covington, LLC – Mesa Del Sol
  • Independent Insurance Agents of New Mexico
  • New Mexico Land Title Association
  • New Mexico Mortgage Lenders Association
  • New Mexico Municipal League
  • New Mexico Press Association
  • New Mexico Society of CPAs
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services and Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Pueblo of Sandia
  • Ski New Mexico


  • Hon. Michael Sanchez, Senate Majority Leader
  • Hon. Stuart Ingle, Senate Minority Leader
  • Hon. W. Ken Martinez, Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • Jim Hinton, President, Presbyterian Healthcare Services
  • Mike Daly, President Mesa Del Sol

Honors and Awards

  • Master Army Aviator, Bronze Star and Air Medal with 14 Leaf Clusters

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico House of Representatives, Member, 1975 – 1977
  • State of New Mexico, Chairman, Risk Management Advisory Board, 1976 – 1978

Past Employment Positions

  • Private Practice, 1980 -Present
  • Shaffer, Butt, Thornton and Baehr, P.C., Member, 1978 – 1979
  • City of Albuquerque, Director of Intergovernmental and Legislative Relations, 1977 – 1978
  • Private Practice, 1975-1977
  • New Mexico House of Representatives, Member, 1975 – 1977
  • Captain, United States Army, 1967-1972; Colonel (ret.), U.S. Army Reserve and New Mexico National Guard, 1967 – 1992
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