Carter, Daniel

  Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
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R. Daniel Carter practices in both litigation and transactional matters, with a particular focus on Federal Indian law & Native American law, renewable and nonrenewable energy resources, and regulatory compliance. Daniel has helped clients with matters that include governmental affairs, tribal‑federal relations, energy transactions, environmental litigation, Native American business transactions, business agreements and acquisitions, Indian gaming, tribal and individual Indian treaty rights, realty transactions disputes, disputes with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, breach‑of‑trust litigation, tribal code drafting, fee‑to‑trust acquisitions, and tribe’s rights as sovereign nations, among many other things. He also currently serves as the Attorney General for the Sac and Fox Nation, a federally-recognized Indian tribe, which includes work related to criminal and juvenile matters.

Daniel’s litigation experience includes work in federal, state, tribal and appellate courts, as well as administrative appeals before agencies such as the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Interior Board of Indian Appeals. His litigation matters include those of first-impression, most recently actions related to Federal Indian law & Native American law, tribal sovereign immunity, fee‑to‑trust acquisitions, Indian gaming, tort defense, and tribal and Indian treaty rights.

In the transactional area, Daniel has recently worked with clients in financing, mergers and acquisitions, tribal and Indian land realty transactions, contract formation, employee benefits, code drafting, federal contracting on behalf of Native American businesses, intergovernmental agreements, and many other business and governmental matters.  He has recently assisted with innovative economic development projects, including those related to renewable energy projects and Native American lending enterprises.

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