Traci N. Bunkers

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Traci has been a licensed attorney since 2011. Prior to moving to Alaska in 2017, she practiced law in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she worked at a civil defense firm and represented clients in civil litigation matters in state, federal, and tribal courts. Traci has also represented New Mexico state entities in both judicial and administrative proceedings. Ms. Bunkers has experience in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law, local government, construction and contractor disputes, and bankruptcy. She previously served as an extern with Judge William P. Johnson of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico

Traci joined Guess & Rudd in 2018. Her practice focuses primarily on civil litigation, including insurance defense matters involving personal injury, property damage, bad faith, professional malpractice and employment law matters. Traci also works on natural resources and oil and gas matters.

Outside of work, Traci enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, and backpacking.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation 80%
  • Labor Law/Employee Relations 5%
  • Natural Resources 5%
  • Oil and Gas Pipelines 5%
  • Public Utilities 5%

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2012
  • Pueblo of Laguna Tribal Court, 2012
  • Santa Clara Pueblo Tribal Court, 2014
  • New Mexico, 2011
  • Acoma Tribal Court, 2012


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Texas A&M University
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Conklin, Woodcock & Ziegler, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2014 to 2018
  • Sutin, Thayer & Browne, A.P.C., Associate Attorney, 2011 to 2014