R. Daniel Carter practices in both litigation and transactional matters, with a particular focus on Federal Indian law & Native American law, renewable and nonrenewable energy resources, and regulatory compliance. He also currently serves as the Attorney General for the Sac and Fox Nation, a federally-recognized Indian tribe, which includes work related to criminal and juvenile matters.
Daniel’s litigation experience includes work in federal, state, tribal and appellate courts, as well as administrative appeals before agencies such as the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Interior Board of Indian Appeals.
In the transactional area, Daniel has recently worked with clients in financing, mergers and acquisitions, tribal and Indian land realty transactions, contract formation, employee benefits, code drafting, federal contracting on behalf of Native American businesses, intergovernmental agreements, and many other business and governmental matters.
With prior experience working as a counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Daniel offers a unique understanding of the federal legislation, processes, and policies related to Native American law.