Photo: Alejandro Rettig y Martinez

Alejandro Rettig y Martinez

Visiting Assistant Professor


  • JD, The University of Chicago Law School
  • BA, Haverford College

    Contact Information

     Ph.: 505-277-0620
     Office: 2524


    Alejandro Rettig y Martinez is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he teaches Civil Procedure I and Elements of Legal Argumentation I, II, and III. His research focuses on federalism, jurisdiction, civil procedure, and consumer finance.

    Following law school, Professor Rettig y Martinez clerked for Judge Michael S. Kanne of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He then practiced as a litigation associate at Ballard Spahr LLP, an AmLaw 100 firm. At Ballard Spahr, Professor Rettig y Martinez represented clients in complex commercial disputes and enforcement actions involving state and federal regulators.

    Professor Rettig y Martinez earned his J.D. with honors from The University of Chicago Law School, where he was a David M. Rubenstein Scholar and a member of The University of Chicago Law Review.


    • Civil Procedure I
    • Elements of Legal Argumentation I
    • Elements of Legal Argumentation II
    • Elements of Legal Argumentation III