Steven Paul McSloy

USA - New York

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020-1089

Tel: +1 212 768 6915
Fax: +1 917 446 1158


Steven McSloy is a partner in the Native American Law and Policy practice. He advises clients on Native American law, gaming, corporate finance, capital markets and joint ventures.

For more than 25 years, Steve has been involved in many of the largest and most complex financing transactions in Indian Country, and he has represented Indian Nations pro bono in submitting amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court.

Steve’s experience includes serving as the general counsel for the Oneida Indian Nation of New York and its Turning Stone Casino Resort, and teaching American Indian Law at Columbia, New York University, Fordham, Cardozo, St. John’s and Syracuse Law Schools.


  • Harvard Law School, 1988, JD, cum laude
  • New York University, 1985, BA, magna cum laude, Politics and Philosophy

Admissions and qualifications

  • New York
  • Oneida Indian Nation of New York
  • US Supreme Court
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