Doug Thompson is a tribal attorney focused on resolving complex real estate, natural... more
Doug Thompson is a tribal attorney focused on resolving complex real estate, natural resource management, and environmental matters. After a successful career working with The Nature Conservancy and working in private practice in New York and the lower Midwest, he received a Masters of Law in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy from the University of Arizona and began a practice with a concentrat... view profile
Native American tribes have special legal rights that differ from some U.S. and state laws, such as the right to form their own governments or to pass their own laws. Native American law attorneys have expertise in these special rights. If, for example, you want to do business on a reservation or are injured on a reservation, you would hire a lawyer with expertise in Native American law to help you.