Ms. Marks has been with Peebles Kidder since 2010. Ms. Marks is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington D.C. Office where she is actively involved in assisting Tribes, Indian Organizations and Indian owned businesses in their dealings with federal agencies and the Congress of the United States. Her practice also focuses on assisting tribal governments in developing and implementing tribal codes, addressing tribal funding needs, securing federal contracts and grants, and developing tribal economic development projects. Ms. Marks has successfully secured the passage of numerous pieces of Indian legislation, obtained changes in numerous federal regulations and policies, and obtained federal approval of many fee-to-trust applications and inter-governmental agreements. She is a former staff member of the American Indian Policy Review Commission and the Senate Indian Affairs Committee and she has been a longtime advisor to numerous national Indian and Inter-tribal organizations.
Administrative Law, Congressional Affairs, Tribal Government, Tribal Law Enforcement and Indian Economic Development.
District of Columbia Bar; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the D.C. and Federal Circuits; U.S. Court of Claims, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Georgetown School of Law (J.D., 1985); State University of New York (B.A., 1976).
PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
Private Practice as Special Counsel to Numerous Tribes (2001-2010); Partner, Monteau, Peebles and Marks (1999-2001); Associate, Pirtle, Morisset, Schlosser and Ayer (1999-2001).
NCAI, NIHB, numerous Indian Tribes and Inter-tribal Groups.
Guest Lecturer: NCAI, NIHB, NIGA, University of Michigan School of Law, Georgetown School of Law, Harvard Indian Law Program, Catholic University School of Law.