Attorney Bio

Tribal Law. Tribal Solutions.

NICHOLAS

NICHOLAS RAVOTTI
Associate

Rapid City, SD
P: 605.791.1515
F: 605.791.1915
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Mr. Ravotti is a graduate of the American University Washington College of Law and joined the Firm as an Associate. His practice centers on natural resources and energy, housing, education, and litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an attorney at Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. where he primarily worked in the eleven tribal courts in the state of Wisconsin representing tribal clients. In that role, he worked as a civil litigator and in criminal defense. Mr. Ravotti has also drafted codes and resolutions for various tribes and assisted with tribal courts development initiatives. During law school, Mr. Ravotti held internships and externships with the Department of Interior Indian Affairs Division, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of General Counsel, the United States Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Appeals Board, and the American Wind Energy Association.



PRACTICE AREAS:
Civil litigation, Natural Resource and Energy law, Housing, Education.

ADMISSIONS:
Wisconsin; Ho-Chunk Nation, Lac Courte Oreilles, Lac Du Flambeau, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Oneida Nation, St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, Oglala Sioux Tribal Courts, Fort Berthold Tribal Courts, Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Courts

EDUCATION:
American University Washington College of Law, Juris Doctor (2017); Green Mountain College, Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management (2014); Green Mountain College, Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy (2014)

PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.; Domestic Violence Clinic at the Washington College of Law; Internships and externships in law school with Department of Interior Indian Affairs Division, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of General Counsel, the United States Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Appeals Board, and the American Wind Energy Association.

ASSOCIATIONS:
Federal Bar Association, Indian Law Section, Wisconsin Bar Association, Indian Law Section, Energy Law Section, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section

HONORS:
T. Morton McDonald Scholarship Award (2017); Morris K. & Stewart L. Udall Scholar: (2011 & 2012)

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