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Alejandro Rettig y Martinez

      Visiting Assistant Professor


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

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        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 and II. 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 ofThe University of Chicago Law Review.