Arthur Lazarus, Jr. joined the firm as counsel in 1994 after three years in retirement. He previously was an associate (1950-1957) and member (1957-1991) of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, an international law firm, and for over a dozen years served as managing partner of its Washington, DC, office. Mr. Lazarus has specialized in the representation of American Indian Tribes and in federal appellate litigation. He has appeared on behalf of tribal clients in a broad range of cases before the United States Supreme Court, numerous Federal Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Lazarus also has represented tribal clients before Congress and is the author (among other legislative drafting) of the Native version of the complex 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. During alternate years from 1972 to 1981, he taught a seminar on Indian law at Yale and is the author of a number of articles on Indian law issues. Mr. Lazarus received his B.A. from Columbia in 1946 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1949.


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 1978

Brown University, A.B., 1975