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Steven E. Jones is a civil litigation attorney for Carrillo Law Firm, P.C.  He has experience in complex civil litigation and has represented governmental clients, large companies, local businesses, and private parties in state and federal court.  He also has worked on a wide variety of alternative dispute resolution activities including arbitration, mediation, direct negotiation, and judicial settlement conferences.

Mr. Jones has quasi-judicial experience, including serving by appointment as the Personnel Appeals Hearing Officer for a city of over 100,000 people.  He also has experience drafting appellate briefs and managing all aspects of the appeal process.

Mr. Jones has experience dealing with U.S. federal agencies on behalf of clients in a variety of contexts, including administrative proceedings, investigations, and litigation involving agencies such as the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ),  U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

Mr. Jones routinely handles difficult or unique areas of law, sometimes without clear legal precedent.  He has experience participating in large e-discovery projects in multi-district litigation.  He has defended class action and multi-plaintiff lawsuits brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Mexico Minimum Wage Act.  He has represented construction contractors, subcontractors, and private clients in construction-related litigation in state and federal court.

Mr. Jones is a New Mexico alumni interviewer and recruiter for Harvard College.  He currently serves as the Harvard College Schools and Scholarships (Admissions) co-chair for New Mexico, and he has previously served as an alumni interviewer for Maryland and for San Mateo County, California.  He also has teaching experience as an adjunct faculty member at a local university and as a presenter at attorney continuing legal education courses throughout the state.

Member:

State Bar of New Mexico; Bar of the District of Columbia; State Bar of Maryland; United States District Court for the District of New Mexico; United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; and American Bar Association.

Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
Admitted:
  • 2008, New Mexico
  • 2012, District of Columbia
  • 2013, Maryland
Education:
  • Stanford University, J.D.
  • Harvard University (A.B., cum laude, 2004)