Stephen M. Hart

Stephen M. Hart is a Partner with Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP situated in their Phoenix, Arizona office.  He is nationally recognized attorney, practicing in the areas of Indian Law, Gaming Law, and Corporate and Government Relations. Mr. Hart represents Tribes and Tribal Gaming Commissions throughout the Western United States, providing legal and strategic advice on issues related to policy, economic development, Indian gaming, state and federal legislative and administrative practice, tribal-state compact negotiations, licensing matters, land into trust and Indian lands determinations, real estate and project development, intellectual property issues, financial transactions, litigation and general business law matters. He also represents corporations and other business entities in their efforts to shape and comply with government regulations, and in their business interactions with tribes and tribal entities.

Steve Hart is actively involved with a number of tribal business associations, a published author and frequent presenter at conferences and events including the Western Indian Gaming Conference, the International Masters of Gaming Law, the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Hart earned a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (1985) and his B.A. from University of California, Berkeley (1980)