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Jacob Schellinger Joins Lewis Roca 

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PHOENIX (June 11, 2020) – Lewis Roca announced Jacob Schellinger has joined the firm’s Regulatory & Government practice as an associate in the firm’s Phoenix office.

Schellinger’s practice focuses on advising tribal leaders and governments regarding Indian Law and policy issues including economic development, taxation, gaming, energy, leasing, natural resources, and Indian lands. Through his practice, Schellinger proactively devises advocacy strategy to promote tribal priorities and produce desired outcomes. His experience includes drafting tribal ordinances, regulations, resolutions, policies, and management plans to advance his clients' goals while complying with applicable federal and tribal law.

Prior to joining the firm, Schellinger served as Vice President of Government Relations for the National Congress of American Indians. He was also Counsel for the Office of the Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs which provided him the opportunity to engage with numerous tribal leaders, congressional members and staff, agency officials, interest groups, and others regarding legislation, regulatory activity, and legal matters affecting tribal governments.

Schellinger received his J.D. from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and his B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit





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