Matthew E. Jackson

Matthew E. Jackson

Of Counsel

Matthew Jackson practices in civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Mr. Jackson was an Assistant Attorney General for the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office from 2008-2013, in the Litigation Division. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Texas School of Law where he was the administrative editor of The Review of Litigation. Mr. Jackson is a 1996 cum laude graduate of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, with a Bachelor of Music in piano performance and music composition. Additionally, Mr. Jackson was a programmer for Yahoo! prior to becoming a lawyer.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation


  • 2008, State Bar of New Mexico
  • 2008, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • 2012, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Bar Association Memberships

  • State Bar of New Mexico


  • Assistant Attorney General, New Mexico Attorney General's Office, 2008 - 2013
  • Administrative Editor, The Review of Litigation, Vol. 27 (2007-2008)
  • Technical Yahoo!, 1999-2001

Reported Cases

  • Woods v. Std. Ins. Co., No. 771 F.3d 1257 (10th Cir. 2014)
  • Cook v. Baca, 512 F. App'x 810 (10th Cir. 2013)
  • Martinez v. N.M. DOT, 2013-NMSC-010
  • Halliburton Ener. Serv., Inc. v. N.M. Taxation & Revenue Dep’t, No. A-1-CA-37978 (N.M. Ct. App. Feb. 15, 2022)
  • Tucson Elec. Power Co. v. N.M. Taxation & Revenue Dep’t, 2020-NMCA-011
  • Peabody Coalsales Co. v. N.M. Taxation & Revenue Dep’t, No. A-1-CA-36632 (N.M. Ct. App. May 31, 2019)
  • Saylor Family Trust, LLC v. Bernalillo Cnty. Assessor, No. A-1-CA-36115 (N.M. Ct. App. Nov. 5, 2018)
  • Stinebaugh v. N.M. Racing Comm’n, No. A-1-CA-32840 (N.M. Ct. App. Jul., 9, 2015)
  • Ping Lu v. Education Trust Board of New Mexico, 2013-NMCA-10 Safeco Ins. Co. of Am. v. Brindeiro, 2020 WL 2467742 (D.N.M. May 13, 2020)
  • State ex rel. King v. Native Wholesale Supply Co., 2009 WL 10701415 (D.N.M. Mar. 31, 2009)
  • Gould v. Richardson, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58204 (D.N.M. March 28, 2009)
  • In re Infinity Home Health Care, LLC, 2018 WL 5310659 (Bankr. D.N.M. Oct. 25, 2018)


  • J.D., Cum Laude University of Texas School of Law - 2008 - Graduate School
  • B.M., Piano Performance and Music Composition, Cum Laude, With Honors in the Liberal Arts Southern Methodist University - 1996 - College