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Randi McGinn - Albuquerque, NM

201 Broadway Blvd SE Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Updated: 04/24/2024

Albuquerque Wrongful Death Lawyer


Interesting Facts

Gave birth to daughter, Heather, in 1980, the day before a 3-day bar examination.
Once cross-examined a lying witness so thoroughly, he threw up on the stand!
Left a defendant's pretentious Beverly Hills doctor/expert standing in front of the jury covered with post-its and clutching a grapefruit to his chest

Has tried over 100 jury trials in both state and federal court.

About Randi McGinn

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Death
  • Workplace Violence
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Oilfield or Gas Explosion
  • Birth Injuries
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Truck Accidents

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1980
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado

Other Affiliations

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (NMTLA), 1986 - Present (Board of Directors)
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (NMTLA), 1994 - 1995 (President)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2003 - Present (Board of Governors)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), 1999 - 2005 (Board of Directors)
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers (ABCL), 2004 - Present
  • New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project, 2000 - 2007 (President)
  • Inner Circle(Best 100 plaintiff’s lawyers in the US), 2016 - 2017 (First Woman President)
  • State Bar of New Mexico


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pro Bono Activities

  • Menaul School Board of Trustees
  • Emerge NM, Board of Directors, Founder
  • EDO Community Development Board, President, 2011
  • Sandia Motorsports Raceway, Shareholder

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • National Criminal Defense College (NCDC)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of New Mexico Law School
  • UNM Law School, Adjunct Faculty Member
  • Peter Chase Neumann Lecturer, University of Arizona, 2017


Other Sources of Feedback About Randi McGinn

Included on the 2024 Southwest list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Southwest Super Lawyers — Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Southwest Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Randi McGinn on Super Lawyers


  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law and Criminal Law
  • Top 25 lawyers in NM, Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Top 10 Lawyers, Albuquerque Magazine
  • Member of Inner Circle, US 100 Top Trial Lawyers
  • Recipient, Justice Mary Walters Award, UNM Women’s Law Caucus, 2005
  • Recipient, UNM Distinguished Alumni Award, 2007
  • Recipient, NM Status for the Commission on Women Award, 2008
  • Emerge NM Woman of the Year, 2010
  • First Woman Admitted to Roehl Circle of Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Listed in the American Lawyers Magazine, “Women Leaders in the Law”
  • Best 100 Plaintiff’s Lawyers in the US, Inner Circle, 2005 - Present
  • Lawyer of the Year, Albuquerque Bar Association, 2018
  • 500 Best Lawyers in US, Lawdragon 500
  • First Woman President, Inner Circle of Advocates, 2016 - 2017
  • Compassionate Gladiatrix Award, 2017


Office Information


201 Broadway Blvd SE Albuquerque, NM 87102


  • 505-242-8227

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm, Saturday-Sunday: Closed



  • Author, Changing Laws, Saving Lives: How to Take on Corporate Giants and Win (Trial Guides), 2014

Representative Cases

  • Sowards v. Biotronik

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