American Indian > Litigation for Indian Tribes

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s nationally and internationally recognized litigation practice represents clients in civil and criminal proceedings in federal, state, appellate, international and tribal courts of law. The litigation practice is the firm’s largest, with extensive experience in areas of key concern to American Indian tribes. From cases involving the protection of treaty rights, gaming eligibility determinations, water rights litigation and settlement negotiations to land claims, sovereignty issues, environmental issues, treaty rights violations, natural resource damage claims and mismanagement of tribal lands, we can assist tribes in effectively protecting their rights.