Robert J. Muehlenweg


Primary Areas of Practice

Commercial Transactions and Litigation
Business formation and owner relationship issues
Mergers and Acquisitions
Real Estate Law

Professional Experience and Practice Areas

Mr. Muehlenweg has practiced law since 1980. He was a founding member of the firm in 1993 and is the managing partner of the firm. His practice involves a wide range of business and commercial law matters including drafting and negotiating contracts, organization of business entities, owner relationship issues, buying and selling of businesses, banking and financing transactions (representing both financial institutions and borrowers), contract disputes, shareholder/member disputes, director and officer liability matters, business succession planning and estate planning, intellectual property rights and buying, selling and leasing of real estate. He regularly represents closely held businesses in a general counsel role providing advice on a wide range of company operational matters. He has extensive experience in real estate finance, lease and sales transactions. He has represented many businesses in a variety of commercial litigation matters including breaches of contract, covenants not to compete, shareholder/member disputes and UCC matters.

Mr. Muehlenweg is an Albuquerque native. He practiced law in California for a year after law school while his wife completed her internship in clinical psychology. Although an avid water sports fan who loves the beach, he and his wife elected to return to New Mexico to enjoy the wide open spaces and less crowded life style of New Mexico.

AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 rated by Martindale-Hubbell


BA, University of New Mexico, with distinction, 1976
JD, University of New Mexico School of Law, 1980
- Program in Natural Resources Law
- Processing Editor, Natural Resources Journal

Bar Admissions

California, 1980 (inactive)
New Mexico, 1981
United States District Court
- Central District of California, 1981
- New Mexico, 1982
- Arizona, 1996
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1983
US Court of Federal Claims, 1995

Professional Affiliations and Civic Activities

ABA, Member Business Section
- Banking Law Committee
- Commercial Financial Services Committee
- Member Law Practice Management Section
St. Pius X High School Foundation, board member 1998 – 2004; president 2003-2004

Personal interests

Avid runner; completed the Marathon Majors
Masters water polo
Scuba diving
Not so great golfer