Bankruptcy and Tribal Casinos -- legal headlines that may affect future financings
Native American Gaming with host Valerie Red-Horse is always sure to bring you the most relevant, and pressing issues in the Indian gaming legal realm. On this month's show, Red-Horse visits with Dennis J. Whittlesey.
Whittlesey is a member of the law firm of Dickinson Wright PLLC in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, specializing in Indian law and Indian gaming law. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Oklahoma bars, and is admitted to practice before a number of federal trial and appellate courts. He has represented Indian tribes in seeking federal recognition and – since enactment of the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988 – gaming approvals and casino project development. He has negotiated Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts, including the first compact in Oregon. In addition, he has represented many local governments in negotiations with tribes for local service agreemen