Laura Jones Promoted to Of Counsel

May 11, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Laura Jones has been promoted to Of Counsel.

Laura is a rising leader within the firm’s Native Affairs practice. She focuses on a wide array of American Indian law matters, including economic development, federal regulatory issues, environmental compliance, federal-tribal consultation, and commercial lending transactions, as well as a broad range of civil litigation. Laura represents tribes, tribal businesses, and non-tribal businesses seeking to work with tribes or on tribal land. Laura is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

“We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Laura Jones to Of Counsel. She is an expert in her field, serving clients throughout the United States and across the firm’s core practice groups,” said firm Co-Chair, Nancy Macan McNally.

Andrew VanderJack, coordinator of the firm’s Native Affairs practice, added, “Laura is a natural leader, an incredible lawyer, and a wonderful colleague. Our Native Affairs practice group is honored to serve Native American communities, to advocate on behalf of Tribal governments and businesses, and to advance economic development and opportunity throughout Indian country. Our clients look to Laura for her counsel and expertise.”

Laura holds a J.D. and an Indigenous Law Certificate from Michigan State University College of Law and a B.A. from Oklahoma State University. She is based in Tulsa, OK. She can be reached at or (202) 361-5628.

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