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Native American Practice Group, Legal Services & Government Relations
Uniquely-Qualified Advocates. Nationally recognized, Kilpatrick Townsend’s Native American Practice Group consists of enrolled members and descendants of federally-recognized tribes, former tribal in-house counsel, and former government officials and counsel, including the first Native American to serve as a U.S. Ambassador. Our team offers specialized legal and government relationship services throughout the country to help preserve, promote, and protect tribal sovereignty and other inherent tribal rights. Keenly aware of the unique legal status tribal nations enjoy, we build deep, lasting relationships with our clients when negotiating innovative solutions for often difficult and complex legal issues, involving:
Further, we routinely provide policy advice and Congressional advocacy to help strengthen government-to-government
Connected Thought Leaders. Always at the forefront, our attorneys serve on many Native American-related associations, councils, and committees; speak nationally on tribal-related topics; and have won a number of prestigious awards — including consecutive tier-one ratings by Chambers USA and U.S. News - Best Lawyers® in Native American Law — for their dedication to our clients and the protection of tribal sovereignty. Further, our Washington, D.C. office provides us with direct access to national policy makers and regulatory agencies, allowing us to quickly respond to emergent situations.
Precedent-Setting Experience. With the resources of a global law firm and the tailored approach of a boutique
“It’s an honor and a privilege to serve Indian Country. We have deep respect for our clients and a strong belief in tribal self-determination. As such, we will never take a matter adverse to Indian Country.”