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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

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Managing partner: Kenneth Van Winkle Jr
Number of partners: 155
Number of lawyers: 229
Languages: Armenian, Castilian Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Firm Overview:
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie is nationally recognised for its track record of outstanding results for clients. The firm is dedicated to creating transactional, regulatory and litigation solutions for leading businesses throughout the United States and around the world.

The firm offers comprehensive legal resources across ten western US offices: Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Irvine, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s clients are companies of any size, from Fortune 500 to small businesses. The firm understands the way businesses work and the influence legal issues can have on achieving strategic objectives.

The firm supports its clients’ legal needs in the areas of corporate and commercial business transactions, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, government and regulatory, and gaming. It has successfully handled complex matters involving multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, substantial economic claims and the most challenging legal issues.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie continues to grow and strategically tailor its comprehensive legal services to meet emerging demand in key industries and markets.


General Corporate and Commercial Transactions:
Corporate and transactional attorneys provide a wide range of services on behalf of private and public corporations in the US and abroad. The firm assists with all corporate needs related to structuring and formation, transactions, finance and securities, contracting and other operational issues, board matters, compliance and tax. Clients range from major international corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups, and the firm has depth of experience with a broad range of corporate structures, joint ventures, partnerships, franchises and not-for-profit organizations. The commercial transactions practice includes attorneys who work intensively together across ten offices to provide a wide range of services on behalf of private and public corporations across the US and internationally.
Contact: Amy Altshuler
Tel: 602 262 0205
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
The Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie intellectual property practice is a dynamic group of attorneys assembled to handle clients’ IP needs across a wide variety of industries. The firm boasts attorneys who are technical specialists in a variety of arenas, including a talented team of PhDs to provide clients the most highly technical understanding and guidance. The firm has successfully represented individuals, organizations and companies throughout the country and around the world. The IP practice is adept at handling clients’ unique needs whether they are a start-up or a highly specialised multinational corporation, enabling them to obtain and maintain their competitive advantage.Contact: Art Hasan
Tel: 626 795 9900
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Thomas Daly
Tel: 626 795 9900
Email: [email protected] 

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s commercial litigators understand the way businesses work and the issues at stake when problems arise. The firm works with clients to determine, as quickly as possible, whether settlement or trial is the best way to resolve their disputes. Clients get the benefit of skilled trial lawyers who handle the full range of commercial disputes before state and federal trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals. The firm has successfully handled complex matters involving multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, substantial economic claims and the most challenging legal issues. Its lawyers have the combined legal skill, business experience and aggressive trial advocacy for practical and effective solutions that achieve clients’ objectives.
Contact: Jessica Fuller
Tel: 303 628 9527
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Robert McKirgan
Tel: 602 262 5396
Email: [email protected]

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s gaming practice group is a national practice that supports casino operators, suppliers, state and local governments, communities, businesses, non-profit organizations and tribal governments, advising on Internet gaming, e-sports and sweepstakes. The practice of gaming law is constantly evolving as legalised gaming continues to proliferate across the United States and the world. The group represents numerous casino operators and Indian gaming groups, as well as gaming equipment suppliers, investors, investment banks and various companies doing business with the gaming industry.
Contact: Steve Hart
Tel: 602 262 5787
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Karl Rutledge
Tel: 702 949 8317
Email: [email protected]

Regulatory & Government Relations
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie has well-established government relations practices in Arizona, Colorado and Nevada. The firm’s thorough understanding of the politics and history of the region gives clients a competitive edge. The firm creates government relations and advocacy plans designed to educate key constituents about the need for appropriate legislation and policies which will strengthen their public policy interests. The firm helps clients understand the government decision-making process and helps clients to craft, manage and promote their public policy message. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie anticipates what is needed, develops it, and makes it work.
Contact: Carla Consoli
Tel: 602 262 5347
Email: [email protected]