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Ian Heath Gershengorn to Discuss Tribal Supreme Court Strategy

Partner Ian Gershengorn will speak at the Federal Bar Association’s 44th Annual Indian Law Conference, where panelists will discuss strategies, methods and best practices for Indian law practitioners fighting for tribal rights in the Supreme Court.  Mr. Gershengorn will participate in a plenary session titled “Supreme Court Strategy:  What Tribes Should Know,” and will examine issues that tribes should consider when they are involved in important cases at the Supreme Court, whether as an appellant, appellee or amicus.  The two-day event will begin April 11, at the Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, NM.

Mr. Gershengorn is chair of the firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice and is one of the nation’s premier Supreme Court and appellate advocates.  He is also a partner in the firm’s Indian Law Practice.  Before rejoining the firm in 2017, he served in the Office of the Solicitor General at the US Department of Justice, first as Principal Deputy Solicitor General and then as Acting Solicitor General.  He has argued before the US Supreme Court 15 times and he frequently represents tribes and tribal interests in appellate matters.  To learn more about the conference and register, please click here.