Northwest Tribal Law Firm Galanda Broadman Named to "Best Boutiques"

Lawyers of Color has honored Galanda Broadman, PLLC, with listing in its Big Book of the Best Boutiques (B4), an exclusive list of the top minority law firms in each state. This honor follows several other recent honors for Galanda Broadman and its lawyers. Last month, Galanda Broadman recently received a prestigious Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” in the arena of Native American Law. In addition, firm co-founder Gabe Galanda was named to The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of both Gaming Law and Native American Law, for the seventh straight year. Gabe was also recently named a "Difference Maker" by the American Bar Association.

Galanda Broadman, PLLC, “An Indian Country Law Firm,” is dedicated to advancing tribal legal rights and Indian business interests. The firm, which is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and also has offices in Bend, Oregon, represents tribal governments, businesses and members in critical litigation, business and regulatory matters, especially in matters of Indian Treaty rights, tribal sovereignty and taxation.

Gabe is an enrolled member of the Round Valley Indian Tribes of California. He currently sits on the National Native American Bar Association (NNABA) Board of Directors, chairing the group’s “Include Indian Law on State Bar Exams” Initiative, and co-chairing its “Increase Natives and Tribal Court Judges in the Judiciary” Initiative. Gabe is a past President of the Northwest Indian Bar Association and past Chair of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Indian Law Section.

Anthony is the immediate past Chair of the WSBA Administrative Law Section, and author of “Administrative Law in Washington Indian Country.” He is a former Trustee of the WSBA Indian Law Section, and also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Section’s Indian Law Newsletter. Anthony has been named a Rising Star by Washington Law & Politics-Super Lawyers magazine.

Ryan Dreveskracht is a firm associate. Prior to joining Galanda Broadman he was a law clerk to the Honorable Kathleen Kay, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Ryan has published ten journal and law review articles in 2011-12 alone, on issues like tribal renewable energy, and has served as the Managing Editor for the National Lawyer’s Guild Review since 2010.