Federal Indian Law and Intergovernmental Relations

Indian Tribes

Gallagher & Kennedy is ready to assist tribal clients with all aspects of federal Indian law, including the status of Indian tribes and their special relationship with the federal government. Our attorneys have helped tribal clients by working with state and federal agencies, state legislators and Congress to obtain funding and favorable legislation for tribal programs. Specifically, our attorneys can assist tribal clients with issues related to:

  • Tribal sovereignty, jurisdiction, and sovereign immunity
  • Governmental appropriations
  • Advocacy before federal and state legislatures and administrative agencies
  • Tribal codes, ordinances, and regulations, including tax codes
  • Governmental policies and strategies
  • Negotiation of cooperative agreements with federal, state and local agencies
  • Governmental relations and lobbying

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