Anne P. Browne

New Mexico

Sutin, Thayer & Browne
6100 Uptown Boulevard NE
Suite 400
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Tel: (505) 883-3422


Anne P. Browne practices primarily in the areas of banking and real estate law. She represents numerous financial institutions in structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial real estate and asset based loans. She also has significant experience in loan workouts, particularly in complex forbearance agreement and deed-in-lieu transactions. She frequently acts as local counsel in multistate loan transactions. She also advises companies and local governments in local economic development incentives, including industrial revenue bonds and Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) transactions.

In her real estate practice, she represents local, regional and national clients in a broad range of real estate matters including the structuring, negotiating and implementing of joint venture, construction, sale, purchase and leasing transactions for industrial properties, renewable energy projects, shopping centers, office buildings, apartment projects and other commercial properties.

Before joining Sutin, Thayer & Browne, she was Vice President and General Counsel at The First National Bank in Albuquerque, now Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

We have a long history of banking and financial institution experience. Our lawyers assist New Mexico lenders, as well as out-of-state lenders, in ensuring compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. We represent lenders, borrowers, and venture capital and private equity investors in a variety of financing transactions, including regulatory matters, asset-based lending, unsecured commercial credit, real estate loans, debt restructuring, mezzanine financing, capital investment, letters of credit, and synthetic and leveraged leases.

We represent borrowers and lenders in most major types of syndicated and single-bank credit facilities, project and acquisition financing, asset-based loans, reorganizations and workouts and credit enhancement devices. Among our transactional lawyers and litigators, we have extensive experience in most aspects of commercial lending, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, Indian law and related commercial litigation. From regulatory advice and loan documentation to foreclosure and defense of lender liability claims, we offer a comprehensive approach to the needs of the financial services industry.

Sutin, Thayer & Browne has provided exceptional legal services in New Mexico since 1946. The Firm is engaged in a broad general civil and commercial practice, offering world-class services from New Mexico. Approximately 30 lawyers in Albuquerque and Santa Fe provide representation in business transactions and litigation matters. Innovative, aggressive representation sets us apart from other law firms.

We represent sophisticated business clients who require a full range of legal services. Our practice includes trials and appeals in a wide range of public and private financing, bankruptcy, general corporate law, commercial and tax matters, business acquisitions and sales, securities, administrative law, real estate transactions and litigation, civil matters, creditor rights, legislative advocacy, environmental law, construction law, labor law, health law, municipal law, consumer law, Indian law, franchise matters, copyright and trademark matters, and regulatory and compliance matters. We appear in trials and appeals in tribal, state and federal courts. We represent an array of financial institutions, retailers, privately and publicly held corporations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, utilities, hospitals, municipalities, insurers and government entities.