Terra Hittson


Terra Hittson is a litigation attorney in the firm’s Santa Fe office. She has handled cases in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including false advertising, antitrust, insurance, intellectual property, and Lanham Act cases. Terra represents both major corporations and individuals in federal courts at all stages of litigation, including pre-litigation counseling, preliminary injunctions, fact and expert discovery, dispositive motion practice, and appeals. In 2019, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Paul G. Gardephe of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.


Terra also maintains an active pro bono practice by assisting clients from underrepresented communities. Most recently, she represented four Iraqi torture victims in litigation under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib, including opposing certiorari before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Telephone: 505.336.5292
Fax: 505.336.5321
141 E. Palace Ave.
Garden Level, Suite #2
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    Columbia Law School, J.D. 2014
    ● Columbia Law Review, Managing Editor
    ● Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    ● Native American Law Students Association, Vice President
    University of Chicago, B.S. Environmental Science 2010
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    New York
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Papers & Presentations

Co-Author, Second Circuit Requires Antitrust Pleading to Provide Factual Support for All “Necessary Premises,23 IP Litigator, no. 2, March/April 2017, at 27. Co-Author, EU Pursues Questionable Antitrust Case Against Google, Law360 (June 1, 2015) Co-Author, The Robinson-Patman Act – Issues Presented by the Club Channel: The CloroxCase, Inside Counsel (July 7, 2015) Co-Author, The Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Its Scope, History, and Prospects, in Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace: A Practical Guide (Christine Michelle Duffy ed. Bloomberg BNA 2014)