Lewis Roca: USA - Arizona

Lewis Roca: USA - Arizona


About Lewis Roca

Lewis Roca is one of the largest law firms in the Western U.S. with 300 attorneys serving clients across nine offices including Phoenix, Tucson, Denver, Colorado Springs, Las Vegas, Reno, Albuquerque, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The firm maintains thriving practices in litigation, real estate, business transactions, intellectual property, gaming, banking, bankruptcy, and energy/natural resources. Formed in 2013, Lewis Roca brings together the strengths and reputations of legacy firms Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP and Christie, Parker & Hale LLP.


Lewis Roca attorneys have a 50+-year history of service to the commercial banking industry. We have chartered dozens of banks across the country, originated and innovated the use of bank holding companies and over the years have served well over 100 banks and bank holding companies in 47 states. Our lawyers are active in the American Bankers Association, the Bank Administration Institute, the Independent Community Bankers Association and more than 20 state banking associations.


Working closely with our Banking industry team, we provide comprehensive bankruptcy and workout assistance to our clients in the areas of creditors’ rights, debtor representation, loan restructuring, bankruptcy litigation, construction litigation, and real estate development. We represent clients in regional and national bankruptcy cases.

Commercial Gaming

With a truly global reach, our Commercial Gaming attorneys are recognized worldwide for their work with casino operators, suppliers, state and local governments, communities, businesses, non-profit organizations, tribal governments and other related organizations. We help address local, state and national casino gaming laws including Native American and riverboat casinos, racinos, interactive and mobile gaming, poker, and interstate horse racing.

Corporate and Securities

Our corporate and securities attorneys assist both private and public corporations with a wide range of services including securities (private and public offerings), corporate structuring and transactions, mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, partnership structuring and restructuring, and public finance, including bond counsel and issuer's counsel representation.

Energy, Infrastructure and Utilities

Our multidisciplinary teams of seasoned professionals work with clients on the complexities of energy and infrastructure projects – from leasing to financing, from permitting to planning, from regulations to taxes. We also help utilities, developers and industrial users address energy, communications and water resources issues unique to the West.

Environmental and Natural Resources

Our Environmental and Natural Resources lawyers work closely with our Energy, Infrastructure and Utilities practice to offer a comprehensive range of assistance to business clients. We routinely help businesses address land management issues, utilities development, water supply, air and water quality, mining, public land, tribal and other natural resource concerns unique to our dynamic, fast-growing region.

Government Relations

Our team helps clients construct and pursue a comprehensive government relations agenda. We create plans to educate key constituencies about the need for appropriate legislation and policies that will strengthen our client’s public policy interests.

Intellectual Property

We work with individuals, organizations, and companies in the Southwest, throughout the country and throughout the world to develop and protect rights in intellectual property here and abroad. Our intellectual property representation includes intellectual property audits, trademarks, service marks, and advertising, patents, trade secrets and confidential information, copyrights and rights of publicity, technology and Internet laws and protections, and cybersecurity and cyberliability.


The cornerstone of our firm, our Litigation practice area offers a wide range of services including appeals, commercial litigation, construction, insurance, professional liability, products liability, securities, white-collar criminal defense and investigations, antitrust, and labor and employment. Our litigators represent and advocate for key industries including insurance, financial institutions, construction and real estate development, energy infrastructure, mining, and religious institutions.

Public Finance

We provide a wide range of services to underwriters, issuers, trustees and borrowers in bond financing transactions. Our attorneys have extensive experience with all aspects of tax-exempt bond financing, including state and federal securities and tax law, low-income housing tax credits, property acquisition, non-profit corporation formation, negotiated workouts and governmental relations.


Lewis Roca’s tax attorneys have deep understanding and experience with the full range of federal, state and local tax matters. We assist clients with corporate, partnership and individual tax issues, real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, leveraged leases, exempt organizations, employee benefits, trusts and estates, estate planning, and tax controversy work.

Tribal Affairs and Indian Gaming

Our Indian Gaming lawyers offer legal and strategic advice to tribal government and tribal enterprise clients. We assist tribes with a wide variety of issues, including Indian gaming, state and federal legislative and administrative practice, licensing matters, real estate and project development, intellectual property issues, litigation, general business law matters, and financial transactions.

Trusts and Estates

Our lawyers counsel clients on estate and gift tax planning, including advice on lifetime wealth transfer through qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, family limited partnerships, installment sales to grantor trusts, planned giving, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, and other sophisticated tax planning techniques.

Real Estate

We help clients throughout the complete lifecycle of a transaction, including land use approvals and entitlements, title and survey work, due diligence, construction, leasing, management, and sale. Our commercial real estate transactions include condominiums and apartment complexes, commercial office buildings, residential subdivisions, retail shopping centers and industrial developments.

Practice areas

  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appeals
  • Art Law
  • Banking and Lending
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Broker/Dealer
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Creditors' Rights
  • E-Discovery and Data Management
  • Education and Schools
  • Energy, Telecommunications and Utilities
  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Gaming
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigations and Criminal Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life Sciences
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability and Discipline
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Taxation
  • Tribal Affairs and Gaming
  • Trusts and Estates

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