Donald F. Kochersberger is a Member of the firm and has been with BLSW since 2005. His practice emphasizes complex litigation matters, including shareholder, member and partner disputes, contracts, business tort, unfair practices, restrictive covenant and non-compete agreements, employee theft and misconduct cases, and customer and vendor disputes. Mr. Kochersberger has served as counsel for a number of local, regional and national companies, as well as individuals engaged in business disputes. Mr. Kochersberger also represents clients accused of malfeasance in criminal courts, as well as administrative proceedings.
Published Cases: State v. Castillo, 2012 NMCA 116; State ex rel. Peterson v. Aramark Corr. Servs. 2014 NMCA 036, Shah v. Devasthali, 2016 NMCA 63.
Supreme Court Committee/Board Memberships: Supreme Court of NM, Code of Professional Conduct Committee Member (2014-2018). Supreme Court of NM, Board of Legal Specialization Member (2016-2018).
Other Legal Distinctions: Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating of AV Preeminent (2009-Present), its Top Rated Lawyers in Litigation (2013-Present), and its Top-1% of Professionals (2016-Present). Corp. America’s Lawyer of the Year (2016). Avvo Rating of Excellent (2012-Present). The United State New Mexico District’s Criminal Justice Act Panel for Complex Cases (2000-Present). Judge, New Mexico Center for Civic Values Mock Trial (2005-present). Assistant Lobbyist, New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association (2000, 2005). Symposium Editor, University of Toledo Law Review (1996-1997).