Laura focuses her practice on American Indian law, including economic development work, federal regulatory issues, environmental compliance, and federal-tribal consultation, as well as a broad range of civil litigation. Laura has represented tribal and non-tribal businesses with regulatory and compliance matters, land use issues, and commercial lending transactions.
Prior to joining Van Ness Feldman, Laura served as legal counsel for a tribal e-commerce corporation and previously worked at an international law firm in their Denver, Colorado office. Laura is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.
Michigan State University College of Law
J.D., cum laude 2014
Oklahoma State University
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Justice
Legal Intern, 2013