Roopali heads the firm’s Election and Political Law group and is the leading election lawyer in Arizona. Her political law practice involves advising clients on all aspects of election law including campaign finance compliance, disclosure and reporting requirements, and bringing and defending election challenges. Roopali is especially known for her experience representing initiative and referendum campaigns, and has led numerous measures to victory including Smart and Safe Arizona (Prop. 207), Invest in Education (Prop. 208), Save Our Schools (Prop. 305), AZ Education Finance Amendment (Prop. 123), and Reid Park Zoo Animal Quality of Life Acts (Props. 202 and 203). She is experienced in drafting ballot language and preparing initiative and referendum petitions, and has a winning track record in defending and bringing various types of pre- and post-election lawsuits, including seeking injunctive relief. Roopali is experienced in drafting and commenting on proposed legislation, advising clients on regulatory issues and aggressively representing her clients in court. Roopali’s political law clients include federal, state, and local candidates and elected officials; political parties; independent expenditure committees; ballot measure sponsors, supporters, and opponents; corporate, union, and trade association PACs; nonprofit organizations; and governmental entities at the state, county, municipal, and special taxing district levels.
Roopali is also a leader in the firm’s litigation group, focusing her practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, public records litigation, constitutional and civil rights law, and civil appeals. Her practice involves representing clients at all stages of litigation in state and federal court, in front of administrative agencies, and in arbitration proceedings. Her clients include large and small businesses, non-profits, and political campaigns and parties. Roopali’s business clients rely on her experience and her creative approach to litigating when they need help resolving disputes in a variety of areas, including contracts, business torts, trade secrets, real estate, partnership, and products. She also regularly assists her clients in obtaining time-sensitive relief, including temporary and preliminary injunctive relief, expedited appeals, and special actions.