Need guidance on Native American issues? Or perhaps you are an American Indian group seeking legal services. No matter what side of the law you are on, here are some lawyers known for proving quality legal services to Native American clients in everything from gaming to taxes and hunting cases. We have listed the top 25 lawyers for American Indian groups, here. We have also listed the firms that each of them are with.

1. Catherine Stetson who is employed by Stetson Law Offices, P.C. She is located in Albuquerque, NM.

2. Walter E. Stern working for Modrall, Sperling, Roehl, Harris & Sisk, PA. This firms has offices in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque, NM.

3.  Reid Chambers at Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP.

4. Aaron Harkins from Faegre Baker Daniels, which is located in Minneapolis.

5. Jerry Straus of Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker LLP.

6. Kathleen Nilles employed at Holland & Knight LLP.

7. Townsend Hyatt from the firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

8. Kevin Wadzinski who works with Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC.

9. Michael Rossetti with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

10. Steven McSloy with Dentons.

11. Seth Waxman at WilmerHale.

12. George Forman of Forman & Associates.

13. Charbel Lahoud who works for Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.

14. Riyaz Kanji who is a partner in the firm of Kanji & Katzen PLLC.

15. Thomas Sansonetti of Holland & Hart LLP.

16. Troy Eid who works for clients through Greenberg Traurig, LLP. This office is located in both Denver, CO and Miami, FL.

17. Mary Streitz, who is experienced with tax law at the firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

18. Vanya Hogen, the founding parntner of the firm Hogen Adams.

19. Arlinda Locklear, who is a sole practitioner who works with no firm.

20. Dan Press of Van Ness Feldman LLP in DC and Seattle.

21. Mark Tilden, a partner in Tilden McCoy + Dilweg LLP located in Denver and LA.

22. Robert Tompkins, who serves as the contact point for the firm Squire Patton Boggs.

23. Don Bauer, who leads the American Indian law practice at Perkins Coie LLP.

24. Catherine Munson who runs the Native American Affairs group at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP.

25. Joe Halloran from the firm Jacobson, Magnuson, Anderson & Halloran PC in St. Paul, MN.


26. Alexandra Smith, Indian and Environmental Law Attorney in Olympia, Seattle and Portland.

27. Bryan Newland,  Indian Law Attorney & Consultant with Fletcher, PLLC  in Lansing, Michigan.

28. John Swimmer, Cherokee Indian & trial attorney in Milwaukee

29. Galanda Broadman is an American Indian owned law firm dedicated to advancing Tribal legal rights and Indian business interests. Seattle, WA.



Native American Bar Associations

National Native American Bar Association

Indigenous Bar Association

Navajo National Bar

State Bar Associations

Native American Bar Association – Arizona

California Indian Law Association

Colorado Indian Bar Association

Minnesota American Indian Bar Association

Native Hawaiian Bar Association

Northwest Indian Bar Association

Oklahoma Indian Bar Association

South Dakota Indian Country Bar Association

The Native American Bar Association of DC

Native American Rights Fund



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