Energizing Indian Country: The Legal Side of Economic Development
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Pilar Thomas, a partner at a large firm, specializes in tribal energy and economic development. With a background in finance that took her across the United States, she returned home for law school to fulfill her dream of practicing Indian law. Pilar talks about the significance of legal infrastructure alongside energy infrastructure, both crucial for economic growth. She delves into the complexities of Indian law, particularly in business contexts, where reservations are often geographically intertwined with U.S. jurisdictions that may not fully incorporate cultural or traditional aspects into the legal framework. Pilar is a 2002 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law. This episode is hosted by Kyle McEntee. Mentioned in this episode: Learn more about Rutgers Law Learn more about William & Mary Law School Learn more about Rutgers Law Learn more about Vermont Law Colorado Law Learn more about Colorado Law Access LawHub today!
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