Mr. Conklin’s practice focuses on litigation with an emphasis on employment law, medical malpractice, insurance defense, utility litigation and general commercial litigation. Representative clients include the state’s largest utility company, the state’s largest healthcare company, the state’s lottery, several local and national insurance companies, and numerous local, regional and national businesses.

Ratings and Recognitions:

  • AV® rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America (Employment/Commercial Litigation)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers (Business Litigation and Employment Litigation)
  • Chambers, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, since 2004 (Employment and Labor Litigation)


  • University of Arizona, J.D., with distinction, 1980
  • University of Arizona, B.A. (Political Science), with distinction, 1977
    • McKale Scholar
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Phi Kappa Phi

Bar Admissions:

New Mexico, 1980