Kelli Keegan is the managing partner of Barnhouse Keegan Solimon & West LLP. She holds a JD degree and a Certificate in Indian Law from the University of New Mexico School of Law and an Interdisciplinary Sciences degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Kelli is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. While in law school, she was awarded Clinical Honors for her work in the Southwest Indian Law Clinic.
Kelli’s practice is focused on federal Indian and tribal law; civil litigation; appellate advocacy; business and transactional law; regulatory compliance; and employment matters. She represents tribal governments, tribally-owned enterprises, Native-owned enterprises, non-profits and individuals both inside and outside Indian country. She is licensed in the Navajo Nation courts; Oglala Sioux Supreme Court; Colorado, New Mexico and South Dakota state courts; the District of New Mexico and Western District of Texas federal courts; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and the U.S. Supreme Court.