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Firm Profile

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 201 East Washington Street
  • Suite 1200
  • Phoenix
  • Arizona
  • USA
  • AZ 85004

Firm profile submitted by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Managing partner: Kenneth Van Winkle Jr.
Number of partners: 158
Number of lawyers: 251
Languages: Armenian, Castilian Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie is nationally recognised for its track record of outstanding results for clients. The firm is dedicated to creating transactional, regulatory and litigation solutions for leading businesses throughout the United States and around the world.

The firm offers comprehensive legal resources across ten western U.S. offices: Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Irvine, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's clients are companies of any size, from Fortune 500 to small businesses. The firm understands the way businesses work and the influence legal issues can have on achieving strategic objectives.

The firm supports its clients’ legal needs in the areas of corporate and commercial business transactions, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, government and regulatory, and gaming. We have successfully handled complex matters involving multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, substantial economic claims and the most challenging legal issues. 

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie continues to grow and strategically tailor its comprehensive legal services to meet emerging demand in key industries and markets.

Agriculture, Mining & Natural Resources
Aviation, Transportation & Logistics
Banking & Regulatory Compliance
Chemicals, Manufacturing & Materials Sciences
Computer Sciences
Consumer Products & Services
Corporate Services & Securities
Education & Universities
Electrical Engineering
Energy & Utilities
Environment & Natural Resources
Financial Services
Gaming & Hospitality
Government Relations
Health & Life Sciences
Indian Tribal Nations
Intellectual Property
International Business Services
Internet Law & Cybersecurity
Labor & Employment
Medical Devices
Professional Services
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sports & Outdoor Recreation


General Corporate and Commercial Transactions
Corporate and transactional attorneys provide a wide range of services on behalf of private and public corporations in the U.S. and abroad. The firm assists with all corporate needs related to structuring and formation, transactions, finance and securities, contracting and other operational issues, board matters, compliance and tax. Clients range from major international corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups, and the firm has depth of experience with a broad range of corporate structures, joint ventures, partnerships, franchises and not-for-profit organisations. The commercial transactions practice includes attorneys who work intensively together across ten offices to provide a wide range of services on behalf of private and public corporations across the U.S. and internationally.
Contact: Amy Altshuler
Tel: +1 602 262 0205
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property
The Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie intellectual property practice is a dynamic group of attorneys assembled to handle clients' IP needs across a wide variety of industries. The firm boasts attorneys who are technical specialists in a variety of arenas, including a talented team of PhDs to provide clients the most highly technical understanding and guidance. The firm has successfully represented individuals, organisations and companies throughout the country and around the world. The IP practice is adept at handling clients’ unique needs whether they are a start-up or a highly specialised multinational corporation, enabling them to obtain and maintain their competitive advantage.
Contact: Art Hasan
Tel: +1 626 795 9900
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Emily Bayton
Tel: +1303 628 9568
Email: [email protected] 

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's commercial litigators understand the way businesses work and the issues at stake when problems arise. The firm works with clients to determine, as quickly as possible, whether settlement or trial is the best way to resolve their disputes. Clients get the benefit of skilled trial lawyers who handle the full range of commercial disputes before state and federal trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals. The firm has successfully handled complex matters involving multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, substantial economic claims and the most challenging legal issues. Its lawyers have the combined legal skill, business experience and aggressive trial advocacy for practical and effective solutions that achieve clients' objectives.
Contact: Michael Plachy,
Tel: +1 303 628 9532
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Bruce Samuels
Tel: +1 602 262 0216
Email: [email protected]

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's gaming practice group is a national practice that supports casino operators, suppliers, state and local governments, communities, businesses, non-profit organisations and tribal governments, advising on Internet gaming, e-sports and sweepstakes. The practice of gaming law is constantly evolving as legalised gaming continues to proliferate across the United States and the world. The group represents numerous casino operators and Indian gaming groups, as well as gaming equipment suppliers, investors, investment banks and various companies doing business with the gaming industry.
Contact: Sean McGuinness,
Tel: +1 775 321 3407
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Steve Hart
Tel: +1 602 262 5787
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Anthony Cabot
Tel: +1 702 949 8280
Email: [email protected]

Regulatory and Government Relations
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie has well-established government relations practices in Arizona, Colorado and Nevada. The firm's thorough understanding of the politics and history of the region gives clients a competitive edge. The firm creates government relations and advocacy plans designed to educate key constituents about the need for appropriate legislation and policies which will strengthen their public policy interests. The firm helps clients understand the government decision-making process and helps clients to craft, manage and promote their public policy message. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie anticipates what is needed, develops it, and makes it work.
Contact: Carla Consoli
Tel: +1 602 262 5347
Email: [email protected]


  • 201 Third Street, NW,
  • Suite 1950,
  • Albuquerque,
  • New Mexico
  • USA
  • NM 87102-4388
  • Tel +1 505 764 5400
  • Fax +1 505 764 5480
  • Website :
  • Wells Fargo Bank Tower,
  • 90 South Cascade Avenue,
  • Suite 1100,
  • Colorado Springs,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80903-1662
  • Tel +1 719 386 3000
  • Fax +1 719 386 3070
  • One Tabor Center,
  • Suite 3000 ,
  • 1200 17th Street,
  • Denver,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80202-5855
  • Tel +1 303 623 9000
  • Fax +1 303 623 9222
  • 3993 Howard Hughes Parkway,
  • Suite 600,
  • Las Vegas,
  • Nevada
  • USA
  • NV 89169
  • Tel +1 702 949 8200
  • Fax +1 702 949 8398
  • 655 N. Central Ave. Suite 2300,
  • Glendale,
  • California
  • USA
  • 91203
  • 201 East Washington Street,
  • Suite 1200,
  • Phoenix,
  • Arizona
  • USA
  • AZ 85004
  • Tel +1 602 262 5311
  • Fax +1 602 262 5747
  • 50 West Liberty Street,
  • Suite 410,
  • Reno,
  • Nevada
  • USA
  • NV 89501-1922
  • Tel +1 775 770 2900
  • Fax +1 775 823 2929
  • 4300 Bohannon Drive,
  • Suite 230,
  • Menlo Park,
  • California
  • USA
  • 94025
  • 18101 Von Karman Avenue,
  • Suite 1950,
  • Irvine,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92612
  • Tel +1 949 476 0757
  • Fax +1 949 476 8640
  • One South Church Avenue,
  • Suite 700,
  • Tucson,
  • Arizona
  • USA
  • AZ 85701
  • Tel +1 520 622 2090
  • Fax +1 520 622 3088