Glenn’s practice is devoted exclusively to Federal Indian Law, with heavy emphasis on Indian gaming and reservation economic development activities. He is counsel to a number of Indian tribes, tribal casinos and tribal business ventures in Arizona, California and other western states.
In 1986, Glenn successfully argued the tribal gaming case, California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, before the United States Supreme Court. Since that time, he has also been involved in a variety of other important Indian law cases, including Cabazon Band v. Wilson, 37 F.3d 430 (9th Cir. 1994), United States v. Santa Ynez, 983 F. Supp. 1317 (C.D. Cal. 1997) and Cabazon v. Smith, 388 F.3d 691 (9th Cir. 2004). Glenn has extensive experience in drafting tribal codes and ordinances and has been involved in the negotiation of tribal-state gaming compacts in California, Arizona, Wisconsin, Kansas and Oklahoma. Since 2002, he has been involved in casino financing transactions totaling more than $1 billion, as well as providing legal counsel to a variety of other tribal businesses, including three tribal telephone companies.