Attorney, Native American Indian Law, Buffalo, NY

July 23, 2020

The Buffalo Office of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP seeks an ambitious attorney with three to eight years of experience in Federal Indian Law for a position with our Indian Law Practice Team. Our team provides legal and strategic advice to American Indian tribal governments, tribal courts and other entities committed to advancing tribal sovereignty, self-determination, and economic development in Indian country. To assist with accomplishing our clients’ legal, political and business goals, our attorneys work with clients to design effective legal strategies, defend tribal rights and formulate innovative approaches to transactional issues. A few of our focus areas include: representing and advising tribes on environment and energy issues, representing tribal interests in the state, federal and tribal courts and representing tribal parties in economic development transactions.

Strong skills in communication, legal advocacy, and writing are required.   Excellent academic credentials, as well as prior experience in litigation preferred. The attorney selected for this position must be a self-starter and will have the opportunity for direct client contact. 

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with over 110 attorneys located in 7 offices (Buffalo, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City and Burlington, Ontario). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude of serving our clients’ needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

A new Associate should anticipate hard work in an environment that provides the necessary training and guidance in the specific areas of practice.  Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.  To learn more about Lippes Mathias please go to

All interested applicants shall submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of


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