In recent decades, Indian tribes and Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) have become increasingly involved in a wide range of businesses and other enterprises that have created a complex web of relationships with non-native corporations, in addition to federal, state, and local governments. These new initiatives raise a host of challenges, many relating to the unique legal structures that affect tribes and ANCs.

PilieroMazza’s Native American Law advisors have earned a national reputation for their extensive experience helping Indian tribes, ANCs, and concerns owned by Native Americans meet these challenges. The firm’s attorneys are knowledgeable about and sensitive to the unique sovereignty and tribal governance issues, and assist tribes and other Native organizations form corporations and establish relationships with third parties while protecting tribal interests. Clients benefit from our comprehensive and holistic approach to structuring business entities in order to take advantage of contracting opportunities with the federal government. PilieroMazza is also well-informed on the procedures for placing tribally-owned lands into trust, and helps clients resolve tax issues with other governmental entities.

Because we are familiar with the programs, laws, and regulations that affect Native Americans, our attorneys can quickly identify legislative and rulemaking actions that may adversely impact our clients and work proactively to limit or eliminate negative consequences. Additionally, PilieroMazza’s substantial experience with and knowledge of the distinctive legal status of Native American organizations allows us to offer clients efficient and cost-effective solutions to their most complex challenges.
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