Samantha Adams

New Mexico

Adams+Crow Law Firm
5051 Journal Center Blvd
NE, Suite 320
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Tel: 505.582.2819


Sam Adams is founding partner of Adams+Crow Law Firm, her practice is focused on litigation for business, government and non-profit organizations.  As a trial lawyer, her experience spans the insurance, employment, education, health care and among others, trucking industry.  But, also as a trial lawyer, Sam understands the value of good legal advice in advance of a trip to the courtroom. She regularly advises members of management and boards of directors on issues related to insurance coverage, employer/employee disputes, contract relations and negotiations, covenants not to compete, trade practices and, among other things, how to avoid litigation.

Sam has advised clients including Turner Enterprises Inc., Mountain States Insurance Group, the Board of Education of Albuquerque Public Schools, New Mexico Cancer Center, San Juan Coal Company, Resources, Inc., New Mexico Community Capital, WESST Development, Century Administration, Remax Classic Realty and EMCORE Corporation.  In addition, she has been an instructor for numerous educational services, providing core legal education and updates in the areas of human resources/employment and education.

Sam Adams is an AV® Preeminent lawyer and has been awarded the highest ratings for professional ethics and legal ability by her peers. Benchmark Litigation has recognized Sam as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in the United States and as a Litigation Star in New Mexico.

She has been named among those in Southwest Super Lawyers® and is one of the 2016 Top 25 Southwest Super Lawyers® in New Mexico. Sam is proud to have been recognized locally by New Mexico Business Weekly as a “Woman of Influence.” Sam is a two-term past-president of the New Mexico School of Law Alumni and currently serves on its board as well as the board of the Albuquerque Bar Association. She is an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico and New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, and was recently named a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

Prior to attending law school, Sam was a senior claims representative for Farmers Insurance Company of Arizona, where she was responsible for litigated files and for arbitration of insurance disputes.  Today, in addition to her law practice, she intermittently serves as an adjunct faculty member with the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Adams+Crow brings to you over 30 years of collective legal/insurance industry experience. Serving clients in New Mexico and throughout the U.S., we use this knowledge and skill to work efficiently for good outcomes.

At Adams+Crow Law Firm, we are committed to meeting your legal needs. We know excellent client-service and litigation outcomes result from careful attention to details. Our goal is to provide superior service and tremendous value for our clients.