Christy Hubbard

Christy Hubbard

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201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Christy Hubbard is an Of Counsel in the firm’s Tribal Affairs, Gaming, Business Transactions, and Intellectual Property practice groups. Her combination of firm and in-house experience has made her a trusted, business-minded counselor and advocate for her clients in a variety of transactional and regulatory matters.

Christy advises clients in matters related to tribal employment, tribal jurisdiction, fee to trust land transfers, tribal sovereignty, and legislative matters impacting tribal affairs and gaming. She served as a law clerk on the Navajo Nation for DNA-People’s Legal Services in Chinle, Arizona and taught high school English on the Navajo Nation for the Ganado Unified School District.

Christy’s experience also includes more than a decade as Internal Senior Counsel of Privacy, Operations and Customer Experience for a large national retailer. Her experience includes working with internal stakeholders to:

  • Analyze the legal issues presented by new technology opportunities
  • Draft privacy policies
  • Lead data breach response exercises
  • Prepare data breach crisis communications
  • Advise on continuing changes to privacy laws
  • Identify and mitigate the legal risks involving the storage, use and protection of customer and employee data
  • Protect intellectual property portfolios through the clearance and licensing of complex copyright, trademark and right of publicity issues

Christy uses her experience in data privacy law, intellectual property law and employment law to protect tribal and commercial organizations and their investments in their products, people and brand.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Medial Legal Partnership Mountain Park Health Center, Pro Bono Attorney, 2019-2020
  • Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix, Board of Directors, 2008-2010
  • West Valley Arts Council, Board Member, 2003-2005
  • West Valley Child Crisis Center, Board Member (Former)
  • The National Native American Bar Association
  • The Arizona State Bar Indian Law Section, (Pending)
  • The California Indian Law Association
  • The Society for Human Resource Management , Native American Chapter (Newly formed)

Other Info


J.D., Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 1999
B.A., Indiana University Bloomington, 1992

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1999