Welcome To Kanji & Katzen

“The entire Kanji & Katzen bench is exceptionally well qualified and responsive to the needs of its clients.”

“They are phenomenal lawyers.”

“Their litigation expertise is very hard to match.”

“The team as a whole is first-rate,” with “dedication, good judgment, superior writing and negotiation skills.”

-Chambers USA

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Kanji & Katzen PLLC

We are a nationally ranked firm of highly experienced attorneys who are committed to protecting and enhancing the sovereignty and vitality of Indian nations and their members.  We represent tribes nationally in high stakes litigation, negotiations, and administrative advocacy on a broad range of vital matters.  Our mission is to assist clients in protecting their sovereignty and jurisdiction, including their legislative and judicial authority; in vindicating their treaty rights, land claims and reservation boundaries; and in safeguarding and enhancing their authority to engage in natural resources management, environmental protection, gaming and other economic development, and taxation.  Chambers USA ranks us as one of only four firms in its top tier of Indian law practitioners nationwide, and our founding member, Riyaz Kanji, is identified as the “Star Individual” among his peers.  All of our attorneys bring a commitment to excellence and creativity, and we work tirelessly on behalf of our clients.


The Firm

Kanji & Katzen, P.L.L.C., is a law firm devoted to advancing the interests of Indian tribes and nations.  We are a “boutique” firm with a nation-wide reputation, providing top-flight litigation services and strategic counsel to tribal clients on a range of issues including tribal governance and jurisdiction, treaty rights, taxation, gaming and other economic development, land and reservation issues, and environmental and cultural preservation.  Chambers USA ranks us as one of only four firms in the United States to achieve its highest (“Band 1”) ranking in Indian law.  We have offices in Seattle, Washington and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Continue


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