Trusted advisors on the complexities of Indian law

There are more than 560 federally recognized Native American tribes in the United States. There also is unprecedented interest by investors and entrepreneurs in commercial development, natural resources, energy and commercial development projects on tribal land.

Historicaly, Indian country practice did not reach into capital markets or commercial real estate. However, Indian country has experienced an economic development awakening, which has created a need for capital, a heightened interest by investors and entrepreneurs in Indian country and a commitment by tribes to create 21st century, sustainable economies. This, coupled with intense interest in developing sources of renewable energy and federal government incentives for doing business with tribes, has created even more opportunities with tribes and on tribal land.

Navigating the complexities of transactions with tribes and transactions on tribal land requires expertise in commercial law, financing, real estate, natural resources, energy and Indian law. Appleby Law PLLC’s expertise in commercial real estate, development, financing, contracts and leasing, together with Appleby Law PLLC’s expertise in Indian law, make it uniquely equipped to advise clients about issues that arise at the intersection of federal, state and tribal law.

Appleby Law PLLC advises clients throughout the United States on development processes in Indian country and on Indian country financing, leasing, licenses, construction contracts, regulatory and agency approvals; land use, including entitlements and proffers; easements; permits; title insurance; federally guaranteed loans; federal incentives for doing business with tribes; federal programs impacting tribes and on tribal cultural and political issues.

In 2004, Nancy was one of the first federal Indian law attorneys in the U.S. to be recognized by Chambers USA – Best Lawyers in America as one of the premier Indian law attorneys in America based on evaluations by peers and clients. She has earned a top ranking every year since.