Riyaz Kanji is a founding member of Kanji & Katzen and he is the Directing Attorney for the Ann Arbor office, representing Native American Tribes in fields spanning treaty rights, sovereignty protection, taxation and regulation, land claims and land use, reservation boundaries, gaming and economic development, and environmental protection.

Riyaz served as a law clerk to the late Honorable Betty Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice David Souter of the United States Supreme Court.  Riyaz then spent two years as a Skadden Fellow at Evergreen Legal Services in Seattle, where he principally worked on the shellfish proceedings in United States v. Washington, and three years as an associate at Williams and Connolly in Washington, D.C., where, in addition to significant tribal representation, he litigated complex matters for clients including President Clinton, ABC News and Georgetown University.

Riyaz graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Social Studies in 1986, and received his J.D. in 1991 from Yale Law School, where he served on the Law Journal and won the Potter Stewart Prize in the Moot Court competition.

Phil Roos

Phil Roos

President

Janis Bobrin

Janis Bobrin

Vice President

Denise Thal

Denise Thal

Treasurer

George Davis

George Davis

Secretary

Sarah Anthony

Sarah Anthony

Mark Bernstein

Mark Bernstein

Fred Blanck

Fred Blanck

Keith Cooley

Keith Cooley

George Heartwell

George Heartwell

Rudy Hobbs

Rudy Hobbs

Jerry Jung

Jerry Jung

Riyaz Kanji

Riyaz Kanji

Chris Kolb

Chris Kolb

Dr. John (Joe) Schwarz

Dr. John (Joe) Schwarz

Mark Stranahan

Mark Stranahan

Bob Sutherland

Bob Sutherland

Bruce Wallace

Bruce Wallace

Elizabeth Welch

Elizabeth Welch

Emma White

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