My practice includes environmental regulatory work and litigation, as well as... more
My practice includes environmental regulatory work and litigation, as well as commercial litigation and resolving business disputes. I have successfully represented individuals, corporations, and tribes in litigation at administrative hearings and in trial and appellate courts. My litigation practice has particular emphasis on commercial disputes, insurance, real estate, environmental, land use... view profile
My firm has been representing American Indian clients for over 15 years. Our firm... more
My firm has been representing American Indian clients for over 15 years. Our firm practices in the area of Federal Indian law representing American Indian tribes in the fee to trust process, drafting Indian wills, estate planning and probate, as well as drafting tribal codes and contracts. Our firm offers exceptional service to our clients. We pride ourselves on the success we have had a... view profile
Rob Roy Smith advises Indian tribal clients and those doing business in Indian... more
Rob Roy Smith advises Indian tribal clients and those doing business in Indian Country on all aspects of federal law, including economic development, natural and cultural resource protection, taxation, tribal sovereignty and gaming. His work with tribes throughout the Pacific Northwest, Southwest and Oklahoma gives him unique understanding of the laws, regulations and relationships that affect ... view profile
I ama Member in Williams Kastners Seattle office. With a unique and vast experience... more
I ama Member in Williams Kastners Seattle office. With a unique and vast experience building relationships with Washington States Indian tribes,I concentrate my practice on providing legal and financial counsel to tribes in the areas of debt financing, corporate structure, economic development, natural resources, gaming, and tribal-state inter-local agreements, among others.
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.