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Eric Eberhard is a partner in the Indian and Gaming Law practice group. His practice involves the representation of Indian tribes, Tribal organizations, and entities doing business with Indian tribes in federal, state and tribal judicial, legislative and administrative forums in regard to fee-to-trust transfers, gaming, federal contracts, federal recognition, the formation of Tribal corporations, environmental law, administrative law, jurisdiction, the development of tribal law, self-governance, cultural resource protection and the federal trust responsibility.

United States Senate
Staff Director and Counsel, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, 1994-1995; Minority Staff Director/Counsel, 1989-1994; Legislative Counsel to Senator McCain, 1991-1993.



Practice areas


  1. Native Peoples Law: 75%
  2. Gaming: 25%

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Dorsey & Whitney LLP

U.S. Bank Centre
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA, 98101-4010


DCInactive 197109/13/2009
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Band 3 (National) Rating Native American LawChambers USA2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Indian Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationFellowN/A
American Bar Association, Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section, Native American Concerns CommitteeVice-ChairN/A
Morris K. Udall FoundationMember of the Board of TrusteesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1972
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
Western Reserve UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1967