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Anthony's practice focuses on company-critical business litigation and representing tribal governments in appeals, 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 and tried jury trials in state and federal court.  A former newspaper reporter, Anthony is skilled at assisting organizations in responding to public and private crises.

Anthony is a judge on the Tribal Court of Appeals for a northern Washington tribe. He is the past Chair of the Oregon State Bar Indian Law Section, 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.  Anthony volunteers for various community organizations, including serving as legal counsel to the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) and Tulalip Little League.     

Anthony was named to Rising Stars for 2010 by Washington Law & Politics magazine and in 2013 through 2017 by SuperLawyer magazine. 

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)  


Oregon State Bar Association

  • Indian Law Section, Chair 2016

Washington State Bar Association

  • Administrative Law Section, Chair 2011-2012, Treasurer 2009-2011

  • Indian Law Section, Trustee, 2009-2012

Grace First Lutheran Church

  • Church Council, 2015.

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
Chehalis Tribal Court
Quinault Tribal Court
Klamath Tribal Court
Grand Ronde Tribal Court
Winnebago Tribal Court
Nisqually Tribal Court
Hualapai Tribal Court
Cow Creek Tribal Court
Fort Berthold Tribal Court


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

Recent Publications

Indian Law Newsletter, Editor, Washington State Bar Association

Flip the Rez Tax to Pump Money Into Indian Country, Co-author, Indian Country Today Media Network, May 6, 2015

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