Robert M. Doughty III

Robert M. Doughty III

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Rob Doughty graduated from New Mexico State University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Criminal Justice. In 1998, Mr. Doughty received his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law. During law school, Mr. Doughty served as an extern for the Honorable John E. Conway, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico; served as a Student District Attorney in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court; was on the honor roll; and was active in advanced trial practice and advocacy.

Mr. Doughty was admitted to the New Mexico Bar in October 1998. Since that time, his practice has been focused primarily on litigation in the area of insurance defense including automobile accidents, premises liability, products liability, wrongful death, and insurance bad faith. Mr. Doughty is admitted to practice in state and federal district courts as well as the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Doughty is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of American Trial Lawyers of America, and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2005

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Juris Doctorate - 1998
    • Honors: Honor Roll
  • New Mexico State University
    • Bachelor of Criminal Justice - 1994

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
  • Super Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Albuquerque Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Republican Lawyers of New Mexico, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable John E. Conway, Chief Judge of the United States District Court, District of New Mexico, Legal Extern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman, New Mexico Racing Commission, 2011 - 2015
  • Ex-Officio Member, New Mexico Gaming Control Board
  • University of New Mexico Board of Regents, 2014 - Present
  • Elected President, University of New Mexico Board of Regents, 2016 - Present
  • Management Consultant, City of Albuquerque Government Oversight Committee, 2014 - Present