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.

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

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

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

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

 

 

Native American Bar Associations

National Native American Bar Association
http://www.nativeamericanbar.org/
@NationalNABA

Indigenous Bar Association
http://www.indigenousbar.ca/

Navajo National Bar
http://www.navajolaw.org/

State Bar Associations

Native American Bar Association – Arizona
http://naba-az.com/

California Indian Law Association
http://www.calindianlaw.org/

Colorado Indian Bar Association
http://www.coloradoindianbar.org/

Minnesota American Indian Bar Association
http://www.maiba.org/

Native Hawaiian Bar Association
http://hawaiianbar.org/

Northwest Indian Bar Association
http://www.nwiba.org/

Oklahoma Indian Bar Association
http://www.oiba.net/

South Dakota Indian Country Bar Association
http://www.sdicba.org/

The Native American Bar Association of DC
http://nabadc.com/

Native American Rights Fundhttp://www.narf.org/

 

Oregon

Matthew Brent Leonhard
http://lawyers.law.cornell.edu/lawyer/matthew-brent-leonhard-812289

 

Washington

Lori J Guevarahttp://lawyers.law.cornell.edu/lawyer/lori-j-guevara-812607

Yale Lewis III
http://lawyers.law.cornell.edu/lawyer/yale-lewis-iii-821919