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New Mexico - Singleton Schreiber welcomes seasoned attorney Hope Eckert to its New Mexico offices as Senior Counsel.

Hope brings more than 20 years of experience as an attorney to the firm and will help lead the New Mexico offices’ efforts in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, environmental law, and insurance bad faith.

As part of her commitment to improving the quality of legal services, Hope is an active member of the New Mexico Bar’s Ethics Advisory Committee, authoring several published Formal Opinions. She is also committed to training the future generation of New Mexico lawyers, acting as both an Adjunct and Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Throughout her legal career, she briefed and argued several federal appellate cases and has assisted other lawyers in their appeals. Hope also brings experience as a mediator, including as Circuit Mediator for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and as a private mediator.

“Hope brings a wealth of ambition towards her ultimate goals of bettering the legal community as well as serving her clients,” said Brian S. Colón Managing Partner of Singleton Schreiber’s New Mexico offices. “We look forward to having her as a team member within our diverse roster of exemplary attorneys.”

“I am eager to join New Mexico’s team and continue to advocate for the rights of our clients in order to secure the justice that they so rightfully deserve,” said Hope Eckert. “Singleton Schreiber has an impressive track record of success on behalf of their clients.”

About Singleton Schreiber
With roughly 200 employees and offices throughout the western United States, Gerald Singleton and his team have represented more than 12,000 victims of utility fires and has recovered approximately $2 billion in settlements and verdicts for its clients. The firm currently represents thousands of victims of the numerous fires in New Mexico, California, and Oregon. Singleton Schreiber’s Environmental Litigation Group brings together accomplished attorneys from varied backgrounds who have counseled public entities and private clients impacted by devastating environmental disasters and has litigated some of the country’s most prominent lawsuits. The firm is also a premier personal injury firm, obtaining top results for clients, including more than $100 million in verdicts in 2022.

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