Frank S. Holleman joined the firm in 2012 and became a partner in 2017. He works in all areas of the firm's practice. He graduated from the Columbia Law School in 2012, where he was a managing editor on the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems, Head Editor of the Native American Law Student Association moot court team, and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He also interned at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Holleman has experience in federal and tribal court litigation and focuses on issues related to federal labor law, water rights and riverbed ownership, cultural resource protection, environmental regulation, gaming, and tribal jurisdiction. 


  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Reported Decisions

  • Douglas Indian Association v. Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indians of Alaska, ___ P.3d ___, Case No. 7198 (Alaska, Sept. 8, 2017)


Columbia Law School, J.D., 2012

Duke University, A.B. Political Science and History, 2009

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Cherokee Nation Tribal Court, 2017
  • District of Columbia, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for District of Columbia, 2019
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 2017
  • Northern District of New York, 2019