American Indian > Project Development and Finance for Indian Tribes

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s lawyers are ideally suited to address all needs associated with project and infrastructure development on behalf of American Indian tribes and tribal governments. Our project finance lawyers are known for developing effective alternative financing options for developers, sponsors, investors, lenders, financial institutions, multilateral bodies, contractors, governments and sovereign nations in connection with the development, financing, construction and operation of infrastructure projects and facilities throughout the world. Our lawyers have counseled clients on some of the world’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects, including multibillion-dollar development and redevelopment projects such as oil and gas, power, highway, airport, water and wastewater, mixed-use resort, large-scale construction, housing and telecommunications.

We assist tribal clients in obtaining state and federal grants for energy project and policy development, advise them on generation project developments, assist in resolving energy crisis issues, assist in federal legislative efforts on tribal energy development, advise them on the development of tribal energy policy and assist in the acquisition of existing federal power assets.