Extensive Knowledge & Experience

The firm of Abramowitz & Franks has over 75 years of experience representing clients on environmental matters with an emphasis placed on water and natural resources.

Successful Representation

Abramowitz & Franks has successfully represented clients in complex litigation involving interstate water compacts, litigation pursuant to the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Protection Act, Indian and Native-American water law, water rights adjudications, and multifaceted transfers and reallocations of water rights.

Abramowitz & Franks has also assisted states in developing state-wide regulatory mechanisms and policies for the allocation and distribution of its waters.

Our Practice Areas

Abramowitz & Franks practices in the following areas:

Water rights: including adjudications, related litigation and appeals

Water rights evaluations, due diligence, acquisitions and transfers

New Mexico State Engineer permitting procedures and appeals

Water allocation, administration, regulation and planning

Endangered Species Act litigation

Indian, Native American and Pueblo water rights

Water quality litigation

National Environmental Policy Act compliance and litigation

Reclamation law

Interstate water compact and equitable apportionment litigation and disputes

Cultural properties law

Mine permitting and reclamation

Oil and gas leasing

Residential and commercial real estate transactions

Real estate and commercial litigation

In addition, Mr. Abramowitz practices in the areas of civil rights, professional malpractice, employment law and personal injury.