DENVER – Sept. 30, 2015 – Troy A. Eid, a shareholder with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was recently elected to serve on the Navajo Nation Judicial Conduct Commission as a representative of the Navajo Nation Bar Association (NNBA). Eid, who previously received the Navajo Nation Bar Association’s Member of the Year Award, was elected by a vote of the membership of the NNBA, the largest legal association directly serving a Native American tribal government. His appointment was effective Sept. 11, 2015 and the term will be determined by the Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court.
The commission is charged with the duty to strengthen the courts by providing guidelines and procedures for handling judicial misconduct or impropriety and creating a system of accountability for the Navajo Nation Justices and Judges. “Congratulations are due to Mr. Eid,” said Michael J. Barthelemy, President, NNBA, Inc.
Eid, a shareholder in the firm's Denver office, co-chairs the firm’s American Indian Law Practice, and is a former United States Attorney for Colorado. He has wide-ranging experience in complex federal, state, and tribal litigation as well as environmental investigations and compliance matters.