Sacks Tierney PA

Native American Law Department

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded group noted for its broad coverage representing tribes, tribal agencies and tribal enterprises in a range of Indian law matters in front of tribal, state and federal courts. Enjoys an excellent reputation for its expertise on matters including tribal finance, sovereignty and governance, as well as voting and water rights. Praised for its knowledge of construction law.

Work highlights

Represented the Navajo Nation in a general stream adjudication concerning the water rights of the Hopi Indian Tribe and the Navajo Nation.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Judith Dworkin has an "excellent" Native American law practice with a focus on economic development projects, federal civil rights cases and water rights matters. She leads the firm's Indian law and tribal relations group.