Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Native American Law Department

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Indian Law and Gaming Practice Group regularly provides legal and strategic advice to its Tribal Government and Tribal Enterprise clients. Our practice is based nationally, and our team is experienced in assisting Tribes on a wide variety of issues, including Indian Gaming, State and Federal Legislative and Administrative Practice, Licensing Matters, Real Estate and Project Development, Intellectual Property issues, Litigation, General Business Law Matters, and Financial Transactions. In addition to the attorneys and policy professionals in the Indian Law and Gaming Practice Group, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie can call on our team of 300 attorneys in ten offices in five states.

Our attorneys and policy professionals have experience in dealing with both Congress and State Legislatures, as well as both federal and state agencies that regularly interact with our Tribal clients. In particular, our Indian Law attorneys regularly interact with the United Senate Indian Affairs Committee, select members of Congress and their staffs, state legislators in Arizona, California and Washington, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Our Indian Gaming Group has a national clientele handling a wide variety of matters, including Regulation, Licensing, Compact Negotiation, State and Federal Legislation, Real Estate and Project Development, Financial Transactions, Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Business Law.


Hart, Steve (Head of Department)

Bielecki, Michael

Larson, Peter

Sjoberg, Frances



Gaming vendors


Tribal clients


Corporate law

Economic Development

Environmental law



General Counsel

Jurisdiction and Tribal Sovereignty

Legislation and Lobbying

Self-determination and Self-governance

Tax Law

Tribal Codes Governance: Codes, Regulation, Contracting, Compacting

Tribal Lands and Resources

Tribal Real Property Law: Land into Trust, Leasing, Right of Ways