Luis A. Ochoa - Quarles & Brady LLP

Luis A. Ochoa

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 520-770-8702

Luis Ochoa has over 25 years of legal experience and specializes in real estate, Indian law, tribal housing, gaming, business entity formation, real estate development, leasing of non-tribal fee land, tribal trust and allotted land, the application of federal and state tax laws to tribal activities and economic development projects undertaken by tribes, tribal members, and non-Indian business clients. His experience includes:

  • Representation of two of the nation’s largest tribally designated housing entities.

  • Compliance with the requirements of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA).

  • Federal and state gaming law with emphasis on Indian gaming and Arizona and National Indian Gaming Commission regulatory issues.

  • Negotiated and represented the first tribe in Arizona to enter into a gaming compact with the State of Arizona.

  • Representing tribal gaming commissions/offices and casino management entities in regulatory and operations matters.

  • Advising nonprofit entities regarding corporate and tax issues, including obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, unrelated business income tax planning and compliance, fundraising registration and risk management issues.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court, 2006
  • Tohono O'odham Nation Tribal Court, 2006
  • Tonto Apache Tribal Court, 2005
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1987 
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1986 
University of ArizonaJ.D. 1986
University of Arizona Intercollegiate Athletics CommitteeBoard of Directors, 88-CrimeWilliam Morris Foundation

Office Location

One South Church Avenue, Suite 1700
Tucson, AZ 85701-1621
United States

Practice Areas

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Other Information

Gender: Male