Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Adds Bree Black Horse to Seattle Office

SEATTLE (AUGUST 26) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Bree Black Horse to the Seattle office as an associate on the firm’s Native American Affairs Team

Prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Ms. Black Horse represented individual, governmental and corporate clients in tribal, state, and federal trial & appellate courts. She is experienced in a wide range of cases including criminal and civil proceedings involving civil rights, personal injury, employment, family, and business law.  

Ms. Black Horse is an enrolled member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma. Prior to private practice, Ms. Black Horse served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Brian M. Morris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana. She was also a Judicial Extern to the Chief Judge Theresa M. Pouley of the Tulalip Tribal Court.

“We welcome Bree to our team,” said Rob Roy Smith, Managing Partner of the firm’s Seattle office and Co-Chair of the Native American Affairs Team. “She is an outstanding attorney with a deep understanding of the legal issues impacting Indian Country.”   

Ms. Black Horse earned her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law where she co-founded and served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Indian Law Journal. She was also the President of the Native American Law Students Association. 

“Kilpatrick Townsend’s depth and commitment to Indian Country is second to none,” said Ms. Black Horse. “I am excited to join this highly regarded team.”  

Ms. Black Horse is the recipient of the Public Service and Leadership Award from the Washington Young Lawyers Committee, and was recognized as a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers. In 2016, she was a 40 Under 40 Honoree of the National Center for American Indian Economic Development.


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