Indian Tribal Nations

Our attorneys are committed to principles of tribal sovereignty and self-determination.  We recognize the broad opportunities and unique challenges of economic development in Indian Country.  

By providing a sophisticated legal practice with creative problem-solving, we maximize opportunities and overcome obstacles to achieve our clients’ goals.  We represent tribal governments and enterprises in a wide range of matters, from governance and jurisdictional challenges to negotiations and business dealings.  

We are skilled at handling complex issues, navigating legal uncertainty to lead our clients through transactions subject to pending or prospective litigation. We also provide general outside counsel services to help tribal governments achieve certainty  and success for their tribal members now and into the future.

Regulatory & Government

Pilar Thomas
Pilar Thomas
Of Counsel
Tucson
pthomas@​lrrc.com
520.629.4455 / vCard
Paul Michael Bielecki
Paul Michael Bielecki
Principal
Phoenix
mbielecki@​lrrc.com
602.262.5354 / vCard

Business Transactions

Bryant D. Barber
Bryant D. Barber
Partner
Phoenix
bbarber@​lrrc.com
602.262.5375 / vCard

Gaming

Stephen M. Hart
Stephen M. Hart
Partner
Phoenix, Irvine
shart@​lrrc.com
602.262.5787 / vCard
Peter A. Larson
Peter A. Larson
Partner
Phoenix
plarson@​lrrc.com
602.262.5796 / vCard
Frances R. Sjoberg
Frances R. Sjoberg
Associate
Phoenix
fsjoberg@​lrrc.com
602.262.5718 / vCard

Intellectual Property

Jennifer A. Van Kirk
Jennifer A. Van Kirk
Partner
Phoenix
jvankirk@​lrrc.com
602.262.0203 / vCard
Anne Aikman-Scalese
Anne Aikman-Scalese
Of Counsel
Tucson
aaikman@​lrrc.com
520.629.4428 / vCard

Litigation

Kimberly A. Demarchi
Kimberly A. Demarchi
Partner
Phoenix
kdemarchi@​lrrc.com
602.262.5728 / vCard

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10/29/2015
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8/26/2015

Related Events

10/21/2016
Scottsdale: Cultural Resources Law Conference
Consulting with Tribes on Energy Projects
03/22/2016
02/04/2016
Anaheim: Renewable Energy Development on Tribal Lands
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie has joined EUCI as a Sponsoring Organization for the upcoming conference "Renewable Energy Development on Tribal Lands
04/03/2014
Scottsdale: Tribal Online Gambling
Presented by Law Seminars International

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Key Contacts

Pilar Thomas
Pilar Thomas
Of Counsel
520.629.4455
Stephen M. Hart
Stephen M. Hart
Partner
602.262.5787
Peter A. Larson
Peter A. Larson
Partner
602.262.5796