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 enterprizes 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.

Strengths Sources appreciate the firm's strengths in "voting rights and indigenous laws as they affect US federal policies."

Work highlights Represented nine Havasupai students and the Native American Disability Law Center in a federal civil rights action concerning allegations that the federal government failed to provide equal educational opportunities.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Judith Dworkin is described by various sources as "a very good Indian law attorney" and an "expert in her field." She specializes in advising tribes on economic development matters.

Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee is thought to be "an excellent lawyer" and "very strong in voting rights." Her expertise extends to tribal relations, natural resources issues and litigation.