Jerome L. Levine - Holland & Knight, LLP

Jerome L. Levine

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 213-896-2565

Jerome L. Levine is a business and litigation attorney who has been involved in all aspects of gaming, casino and Indian law for over twenty years.  He has been particularly active in the development of the firm's Indian gaming practice, providing legal counsel in over a dozen major Tribal casino projects and as a leading Tribal representative in Tribal-State compact negotiations in several states, including California, Oklahoma, and Washington State.  Mr. Levine was lead counsel in State of Washington v. Chehalis, which resulted in making electronic gaming devices available to all tribes in that state.  He has represented a number of Indian gaming organizations, including serving as corporate counsel to the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA), and the Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA).  Mr. Levine was Chairman of the NIGA Task Force on IGRA Regulations and of NIGA's Law and Legislative Committee.  He was also a member of the NIGA-National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Tribal-State negotiating team which was formed several years ago to meet with the states' Governors and Attorneys General to examine critical issues under IGRA. 

Mr. Levine has organized, written and edited materials and been a speaker on numerous programs on gaming law, including national seminars on casino management, gaming regulation, casino employment and labor law, and gaming fraud.  He has written several articles for Indian Gaming Magazine, International Gaming and Wagering Magazine, and is the Editor of the Indian Gaming Handbook, a popular four-volume reference set that has been distributed throughout the country and is in its sixth edition.

University of California Hastings College of the LawJ.D.
Federal Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association International Association of Gaming Attorneys International Masters of Gaming Law

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Office Location

400 South Hope Street, Eighth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Native American Law of the Los Angeles Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Native American Law of the Los Angeles Metro Area
Jerome L. Levine has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Jerome L. Levine has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Gaming Law (Native American Affairs)
Native American Law