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Peebles Kidder Seeks Lateral Partner - Tribal Law Practice

26 Apr 24

About Us: With a distinguished 40-year history, our firm is a leader in representing Indian tribes and tribally owned entities across the United States. We maintain offices in California, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, South Dakota, and Washington D.C., offering comprehensive legal services to meet nearly all aspects of tribal government needs.

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced Lateral Partner to join our Washington D.C. office. The ideal candidate will bring a book of business that complements our existing practice areas, further strengthening our ability to serve our tribal clients effectively. This role is suited for a seasoned attorney who is deeply committed to the field of federal Indian law and looks to make a significant impact within the firm and the broader community we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhance the firm's Indian law practice by bringing and expanding a complimentary book of business.
  • Provide expert legal services in various aspects of tribal law, including but not limited to federal lobbying, tribal governance, economic development, litigation, natural resources, and cultural resource protection.
  • Lead complex legal projects and provide strategic advice to tribal governments and their enterprises.
  • Collaborate with other partners to drive the firm's growth and maintain its commitment to excellence in client service.
  • Contribute to the firm's thought leadership on tribal law through publications, seminars, and speaking engagements.


  • J.D. from an accredited law school and admission to the District of Columbia bar.
  • Minimum of 10 years of legal experience, primarily in tribal law or closely related fields.
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong commitment to the firm's values and mission of serving tribal communities.

Why Join Us? Our firm offers a unique opportunity to work at the forefront of Indian law, supported by a team of highly skilled professionals. We provide a collegial environment that fosters professional growth and development. Partners benefit from competitive compensation, a robust support system, and the chance to play a key role in a practice that makes a real difference in the lives of the communities we serve.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and a brief description of their business book relevant to our practice areas to Patrick R. Bergin, pbergin@ndnlaw.com. All inquiries and applications will be handled in strict confidence.