Partner, Lewis Roca
Steve Hart is a nationally recognized Indian and gaming law lawyer representing tribes and tribal gaming commissions throughout the western United States. He provides insight and strategic advice on issues related to tribal-state compact negotiations, land into trust, and Indian lands determinations. Steve also practices in the area of corporate and government relations, overseeing policy, economic development, and state and federal legislative and administrative practices. He has also assisted with licensing matters, real estate and project development, intellectual property issues, financial transactions, litigation, and general business law matters. In addition, he 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 is actively involved with a number of tribal business associations, a published author, and frequent presenter at conferences and events. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of law and is licensed to practice in Arizona and with Navajo Nation, Yurok Tribe, and Intertribal Court of Southern California.