PeopleHeidi McNeil Staudenmaier
Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier

Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier

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PeopleHeidi McNeil Staudenmaier

  • University of Iowa, College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 1985)
  • University of Iowa (B.A., Journalism and Broadcasting (double major), with distinction, 1981)

  • International Masters of Gaming Law, Past President
  • Executive Editor, Gaming Law Review and Economics
  • International Association of Gaming Advisors
  • American Bar Association
    • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
    • Business Law Section
      • Business & Corporate Litigation Committee, Chair
      • Fellows Advisory Committee and Past Fellow
      • Gaming Law Committee & Tribal Courts
      • "Business Law Today," Past Editorial Board Chair
      • Past Executive Council Member
    • Commission on Domestic Violence, Past Member
    • House of Delegates, Past Member
    • Young Lawyers Division, Past Officer
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Indian Law Section, Founding Member and Past Chairperson
    • Young Lawyers Division, Past Executive Officer
    • Arizona High School Mock Trial Program, Past State Legal Counsel Coordinator
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, Past President
    • Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • Native American Bar Association of Arizona, Founding Member
  • Judge Pro Tem for Arizona Court of Appeals and Maricopa County Superior Court
  • Arizona Commission on Judicial Performance Review, Past Attorney Member
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

  • Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award, American Bar Association (2019)
  • Most Influential Women, AZ Business Magazine (2016)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, Gaming Law, Native American Law (2005-2019)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Native American Law (2015, 2017)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Gaming Law (2011, 2016, 2018)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Native American Law (2014-2019)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Native American Law (Nationwide) (2009-2019); Gaming & Licensing (Nationwide) (2013-2018)
  • Chambers Global: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Gaming & Licensing (Global-Wide) (2012-2017)
  • Women in Law Awards, Gaming Law, Lawyer Monthly Magazine (2014)
  • Who's Who Legal, Sports & Entertainment (2013-2017)
  • Lawdragon Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America (2010-2011)
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers (2011-present)
  • Greater Phoenix Attorney at Law Magazine feature story, "The Women of Snell & Wilmer" (December 2009)
  • Casino Enterprise Management feature story, "The 2006 Great Women of Gaming" (March 2007)
  • Top Ten Great Women of Gaming (2006)
  • Profile, Phoenix Magazine (November 2006)
  • Profile, Phoenix Business Journal (June 2005)
  • First American Leadership Award, National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (2001)
  • Valley Influential-Law, Phoenix Business Journal (1999)

  • Women’s Leadership Council for Valley of the Sun United Way, Inaugural Member
  • Tocqueville Society
  • Maricopa County Justice Museum & Learning Center, Founding Member
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Honoring Justice O'Connor, Executive Committee
  • University of Iowa College of Law Foundation, Board of Directors
  • ASU Native American Law Students, Mentor
  • Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • National Charity League, Camelback Mountain Chapter
    • President (2011-2012)
    • Vice President of Philanthropy (2009-2010)
  • Boys Team Charity, Camelback Chapter
    • Team Manager (2015-2016)
  • Boy Scout Troop 6, Merit Badge Counselor
  • Prince of Peace Church, Volunteer
  • Arcadia High School, Boys' Soccer Booster President and Media Comm Booster President
  • Philanthropy Volunteer
    • ICM
    • Andre House
    • St. Mary's Food Bank
    • Back to School Clothing Drive
    • Homeward Bound

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Various Tribal Courts