Joe L. McClaugherty is a senior partner of McClaugherty & Silver, P.C., a full service law firm engaged in the practice of civil law, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mr. McClaugherty has practiced law for 40 years and has had a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent for more than twenty years and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Prior to founding McClaugherty & Silver, P.C. in 1992, he was the Managing Partner of the Santa Fe office of Kemp, Smith, Duncan & Hammond, and, earlier, of Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb. He received a BBA with Honors from the University of Texas in 1973 and a JD with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1976. In addition, Mr. McClaugherty previously served as a director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation from 2006 through 2016 where he also served as Lead Director during the last three years of his tenure.