Anthony S. Broadman

Anthony’s practice focuses on company-critical business litigation and representing tribal governments in public affairs, taxation, and economic development matters. He regularly consults with businesses and tribal governments regarding crisis response, risk management, taxation, and legislative strategy. Anthony has also defended businesses and governments in catastrophic injury lawsuits and claims. A former newspaper reporter, Anthony is skilled at assisting organizations in responding to public and private crises. He was named to Rising Stars for 2010 by Washington Law & Politics magazine and in 2013 and 2014 by SuperLawyer magazine. Anthony is the past Chair of the Washington State Bar Association Administrative Law Section, and serves as the Editor of the Indian Law Newsletter, published by the Washington State Bar Association Indian Law Section.

Selected Cases

Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation v. Thurston County  (9th Cir. 2013) (prohibiting county from assessing property taxes on permanent improvements to reservation trust lands)
State of Washington v. Clark  (Wash. 2013) (affirming requirement that state police follow codified tribal criminal procedures on reservation trust lands)
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. USDA  (E.D. Wash 2010) (enjoining the United States from permitting a private company’s importation of Hawaiian municipal waste into Yakama Treaty territories)
Bally Gaming Inc. v. Internet Advancement  (Washington, Div. I 2009) (affirming $317,694.58 in contract damages plus attorney fees)


Washington State Bar Association
  • Administrative Law Section, Chair 2011-2012, Treasurer 2009-2011
  • Indian Law Section, Trustee, 2009-2012

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court (Western Washington, Eastern Washington, Oregon)
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Yakama Nation Tribal Court
Suquamish Tribal Court
Nooksack Tribal Court
Chehalis Tribal Court
Quinault Tribal Court
Klamath Tribal Court
Grand Ronde Tribal Court
Winnebago Tribal Court


The University of Arizona College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
Princeton University (A.B. English, cum laude)

Recent Publications

Know Your Enemy: Local Taxation and Tax Agreements in Indian Country, Seattle University American Indian Law Journal, Winter 2012

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Weekly Roundup, Indian Country Today Media Network, November 2, 2011

At a Minimum: The Legal Case for Advisory MICS, Casino Enterprise Management, October 2011

Indian Self Governance And Bankruptcy: The Case for Tribal Law, Casino Enterprise Management, February 2011

Upcoming/Recent Seminars

Speaker, Indian Gaming Taxation, 12th Annual Gaming Law Summit, December 11, 2014

Co-Chair, Tribal Revenue Development Through Taxation, November 6, 2013


Anthony S. Broadman

(206) 321-2672

750 Charbonneau Street
Suite 208
Bend, OR 97701

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