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Katya M. Lancero
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Katya Marie Wyckoff Lancero

A Super Lawyers Rising Stars honoree, Katya Lancero practices in Indian law and tribal relations, representing and advising tribes, tribal enterprises, and companies operating on Indian reservations.

Katya also practices in employment and labor law, including employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour compliance; and restrictive covenants, as well as employment law for tribal employers, tribal enterprises, and companies operating on Indian reservations. Katya also regularly drafts and revises policies, employee handbooks, and contracts. For seven years before joining Sacks Tierney, Katya counseled and represented employers in employment and labor law matters.

At the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Katya earned a concentration in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy and interned at the Indian Law Project of Nevada Legal Services, where she assisted in providing legal services and representation to tribal members in tribal courts in northern Nevada. She also competed in the National Native American Law Students Association moot court competition and served as a third-year writer for the Arizona Law Review.

PRACTICE AREAS

Indian Law and Tribal Relations

Employment and Labor Law

HONORS & AWARDS

Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Labor & Employment Litigation, 2019-present

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

State Bar of Arizona: Employment and Labor Section, CLE Fall Seminar Committee, 2019, 2021; CLE Luncheon Committee, 2019-2020; State Bar of Arizona Convention, 2022; Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2020-2021

Arizona Asian American Bar Association: Member, 2015-present; Treasurer, 2018-2019; Board of Directors, 2016-present

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association: Member, 2016-present

James E. Rogers College of Law Board of Visitors: Member, 2020-present

Native American Bar Association of Arizona: Member, 2016, 2021-present; Golf Tournament Planning Committee, 2016

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2015

Arizona, 2015 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Spanish

EDUCATION

J.D., James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, 2014: Dean’s List; Third-Year Writer, Arizona Law Review

B.A., English, Boston College, 2009

La Universidad Iberoamericana, City of Puebla, State of Puebla, México, Study Abroad, 2008