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Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mining Law Water Law Environmental Law Energy Law Corporate Law Native American Law Oil and Gas Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor and Employment Labor Law - Management
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Oil and Gas Law Natural Resources Law Government Relations Practice Energy Law Native American Law Environmental Law Water Law Litigation - Environmental Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Energy Law Native American Law Energy Regulatory Law Environmental Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Native American Law Family Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Native American Law Employment Law - Management
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Government Relations Practice Administrative / Regulatory Law Elder Law Real Estate Law Trusts and Estates Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Native American Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Financial Services Regulation Law Antitrust Law Gaming Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Mediation Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Arbitration
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Water Law Environmental Law Native American Law Energy Regulatory Law Energy Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Tempe, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Gaming Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Banking and Finance Law Native American Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Environmental Law Litigation - Environmental Native American Law Natural Resources Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Native American Law Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Oil and Gas Law Mining Law Environmental Law Litigation - Environmental Animal Law Native American Law Energy Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Admiralty and Maritime Law Personal Injury Litigation Immigration Law Professional Malpractice Law Gaming Law Technology Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Media Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Elder Law Venture Capital Law Military Law Mediation International Arbitration - Governmental CleanTech Law Employment Law - Management Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Family Law Natural Resources Law Trusts and Estates International Trade and Finance Law Collaborative Law: Family Law International Arbitration - Commercial Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Labor Law - Union Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Energy Law Education Law Public Finance Law Commercial Litigation Government Relations Practice Mass Tort Litigation Product Liability Litigation Administrative / Regulatory Law Transportation Law Commercial Finance Law Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Entertainment Law - Music Trademark Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Environmental Law Franchise Law Health Care Law Construction Law Antitrust Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Equipment Finance Law FDA Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Municipal Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Aviation Law Utilities Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television Patent Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Leisure and Hospitality Law Project Finance Law Communications Law Advertising Law Mining Law Water Law Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law Economic Development Law Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Construction IT Outsourcing Law Labor Law - Management Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Sports Law Civil Rights Law Insurance Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Medical Malpractice Law Timber Law Securities Regulation Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Litigation - Trusts and Estates Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs First Amendment Law Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securitization and Structured Finance Law Appellate Practice Criminal Defense: General Practice Mutual Funds Law Banking and Finance Law Native American Law Family Law Mediation Oil and Gas Law DUI / DWI Defense Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Governance Law Arbitration Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Patent Litigation - Municipal Privacy and Data Security Law Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Railroad Law Information Technology Law Derivatives and Futures Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Land Use and Zoning Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Collaborative Law: Civil Food and Beverage Law Litigation - Securities Litigation - ERISA Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Environmental Copyright Law Employment Law - Individuals
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Administrative / Regulatory Law Environmental Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Practice Areas:
    Oil and Gas Law Mining Law Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Energy Law Native American Law Natural Resources Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Antitrust Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Litigation - Trusts and Estates Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Environmental Energy Law Natural Resources Law Construction Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Native American Law Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Native American Law Water Law Gaming Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Employment Law - Management Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Corporate Law Gaming Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Environmental Law Land Use and Zoning Law Water Law Litigation - Environmental Municipal Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Natural Resources Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Environmental Law Native American Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Derivatives and Futures Law Economic Development Law Real Estate Law Banking and Finance Law Commercial Finance Law Project Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Arbitration Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Water Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Salmanca, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
Daniel J. Quigley was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Daniel J. Quigley

Daniel J. Quigley PLC
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Commercial Litigation Native American Law Gaming Law Technology Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Augusta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Native American Law
Lawyer
Daniel I.S.J. Rey-Bear was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Daniel I.S.J. Rey-Bear

Rey-Bear McLaughlin, LLP
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Spokane, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Practice Areas:
    Government Relations Practice Native American Law Oil and Gas Law Environmental Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Economic Development Law Environmental Law Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Banking and Finance Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Environmental Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust Natural Resources Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Consumer Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Native American Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1989
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Oil and Gas Law Native American Law Energy Law Environmental Law Natural Resources Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Government Relations Practice Water Law Administrative / Regulatory Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Oil and Gas Law Native American Law Energy Law Environmental Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Environmental Law Energy Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Corporate Law International Mergers and Acquisitions Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Elder Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Gaming Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Water Law Gaming Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Native American Law Gaming Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Environmental Law Native American Law Land Use and Zoning Law Energy Regulatory Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Native American Law Energy Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Gaming Law Health Care Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Albany, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Gaming Law Corporate Law Native American Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Government Relations Practice Gaming Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Appellate Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Appellate Practice Banking and Finance Law Gaming Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Appellate Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar Native American Law Litigation - First Amendment Commercial Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) First Amendment Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Oil and Gas Law Native American Law Environmental Law Litigation - Environmental Energy Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Native American Law Health Care Law Environmental Law Water Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Corporate Law Government Contracts Administrative / Regulatory Law Qui Tam Law Native American Law Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Labor Law - Union Bet-the-Company Litigation Employment Law - Management Native American Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - ERISA Labor Law - Management
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Native American Law Banking and Finance Law Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Trusts and Estates Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Labor and Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor and Employment Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Practice Area Definition

Native American Law Definition

Native American law practice concerns government, litigation and business matters, including financings, with or on behalf of Native American tribes and tribal entities. Attorneys specializing in Native American law represent Indian tribal governments and enterprises, Alaska native villages and native corporations and major financial institutions (including investment and commercial banking firms and credit enhancement providers), as well as others doing business in Indian country. Lawyers practicing in this area serve as counsel in tribal financings (both taxable and tax-exempt, and including bank financings and large syndicated credit facilities) for a wide range of projects, including financings for casino and hotel construction and expansion projects; solar and wind energy projects; mineral extraction projects; land acquisitions; health clinics; schools; government administration buildings; cultural centers; sewer, water and other infrastructure development; parks and recreation facilities; and manufacturing plants.

Lawyers specializing in the areas of public finance, banking and debt capital markets, tax, environmental law, government relations, gaming and human rights may provide counsel in matters of Native American law.

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Native American law practice concerns government, litigation and business matters, including financings, with or on behalf of Native American tribes and tribal entities. Attorneys specializing in Native American law represent Indian tribal governments and enterprises, Alaska native villages and native corporations and major financial institutions (including investment and commercial banking firms and credit enhancement providers), as well as others doing business in Indian country. Lawyers practicing in this area serve as counsel in tribal financings (both taxable and tax-exempt, and including bank financings and large syndicated credit facilities) for a wide range of projects, including financings for casino and hotel construction and expansion projects; solar and wind energy projects; mineral extraction projects; land acquisitions; health clinics; schools; government administration buildings; cultural centers; sewer, water and other infrastructure development; parks and recreation facilities; and manufacturing plants.

Lawyers specializing in the areas of public finance, banking and debt capital markets, tax, environmental law, government relations, gaming and human rights may provide counsel in matters of Native American law.