Profile

Ali Bartlett is a partner in both the Gaming and Election and Political Law Groups at Bose McKinney & Evans. She also serves as a principal in government relations with Bose Public Affairs Group. Ali focuses a large part of her practice on assisting clients in regulatory compliance, corporate and licensing matters within the casino gaming and state lottery industries, as well as in governmental affairs and policy matters within the same sphere. Ali also assists clients in election law matters on the local, state and federal levels, including with matters related to campaign finance, PAC compliance and candidacy challenges, including before the Indiana Election Commission. She also has broad experience in legislative lobbying, municipal law, government procurement and general government regulatory law. Ali serves as the Indiana chair for the Republican National Lawyer’s Association, as a board member for the Greater Indianapolis Republican Women’s Club, as the 7th District chair for the Indiana Federation of Young Republicans and is a graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Leadership Series (class of 2018-19) and of the Indiana Leadership Forum (class of 2017).

Prior to practicing law, and during law school, Ali served as a legislative assistant for the Indiana House of Representatives, where she provided policy and constituent services assistance to three state representatives. During law school, Ali was a member of the Moot Court Order of the Barristers and served as an appointed member of the Student Bar Association, a representative to the Dean’s Student Advisory Board and president of The Federalist Society. Ali also published an article in the Gaming Law Review as a law student, entitled “The Future of Sports Betting in the States: A Gamble on Federalism and the Growth of the Gaming Industry.”

Ali serves as a volunteer with Kids Voice of Indiana as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), representing children in the foster care system in Marion County.

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., 2018)
Purdue University (B.S., psychology, 2014)

Honors / Awards

The Federalist Society, Secretary, Student Organization of the Year, McKinney School of Law (2017); Indiana University McKinney School of Law Staton Moot Court Competition, Order of the Barristers

Appearances / Publications

Articles:
Co-author “Take Precautionary Measures Before Offering Sports Wagering Information in Your Business,” BME alert, January 2020
“Blurring the Lines: The Interplay Between Lotteries and Gaming,” G3 Magazine, June 2019
“Sicuso & Miranda: What the Omnibus Gaming Bill Means for Hoosier Casinos,” The Indiana Lawyer, May 2019
“The Future of Sports Betting In the States: A Gamble on Federalism and the Growth of the Gaming Industry,” Gaming Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 8, October 2018
“Will Sports Betting Decision Open Door to More Virtual Sports Betting in the U.S.?” American Gaming Lawyer, Fall 2018

Presentations:
“A Candid Conversation About the Industry’s Top Legal Issues,” Gaming Laboratories International University’s 2019 Mid-Year Regional Gaming Regulators’ Seminar, July 11, 2019
“Gaming Laws,” 2019 IndyBar Bench Bar Conference, June 21, 2019
“Committee on Casinos: Focus on Indian Gaming – Policy Impacts of Tribal Gaming in Indiana,” National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Winter Meeting 2019
“Sports Betting Analysis,” Indiana Inns of Court Winter 2019
Legal Roundtable “Legal Considerations in State Level Legislative Lobbying on Sports Betting,” The Council of State Governments National Conference, December 2018
“Sports Betting: Disruption Breeds Innovation,” SportsUnited, August 22, 2018
“How Gaming Legislation Impacts All Hoosier Communities,” AIM Ideas Summit, 2018

Appointments / Memberships

Indianapolis Bar Association; International Masters of Gaming Law, Website Design Committee Chair; Global Gaming Women; Marion County Court Appointed Special Advocate; Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, Campaign Contribution Committee; Indiana Leadership Forum (Class of 2017); Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series (Class of 2018-19); Greater Indianapolis Republican Women’s Club; United Way of Central Indiana Read Up Program, Volunteer Mentor

Admissions

Indiana