Leah Sixkiller closes finance transactions for Indian tribes, banking and financial institutions, and developers.
Indian Country Financing Transactions
Leah’s experience includes bond offerings, and taxable and tax-exempt loans and transactions involving development, construction, expansion and refinancing of casinos, hotels, government buildings and other projects. While negotiating financing transactions in Indian Country, Leah navigates relationships with the National Indian Gaming Commission, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Special Trustee and other regulatory bodies.
Tribal Gaming Laws
Leah advises clients on matters involving gaming laws, and she frequently counsels tribal gaming regulators on compliance, rulemaking and other regulatory matters.
Tribal Law Background
Leah serves as a judge for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Tribal Court. She holds a certificate of Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Leah is a citizen of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.
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