Indian Nations

The Indian Nations Practice includes banking and finance, real estate, tax, entertainment, hospitality, mergers and acquisitions, franchise, and litigation on Indian land. Lewis Brisbois counsels developers, corporations and financial institutions that form strategic business relationships with tribes for development on Indian land, as well as tribal corporations. We have attorneys nationwide with expertise handling matters on Indian land. The Indian Nations Practice advises on the following:

  • Structuring transactions to take advantage of tribal status and tribal land status
  • Working with Indian community development corporations
  • Lease and finance negotiations
  • Construction projects
  • Tax planning for third parties in Indian Country
  • Alternative financing arrangements
  • Acquisition of existing businesses
  • Negotiation, consultation, and development of commercial and other cooperative agreements with tribes, businesses and other entities
  • Environmental
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Economic development
  • Traditional and sustainable energy development
  • Gaming development and finance
  • Tourism