1200 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Jennifer Weddle has broad experience in Indian law, handling a variety of matters for tribal and non-tribal clients. She has particular experience in the areas of tribal jurisdiction and natural resources development on tribal lands. Jennifer also has U.S. Supreme Court experience, serving as one of the attorneys for the respondent in the important Indian Law case of Nevada v. Hicks (2001).
Jennifer's work has included negotiations for mineral leasing on tribal lands, tribal employment matters and representation of tribes before federal agencies. She has also been involved in civil litigation, working on numerous complex federal, state and tribal litigation matters, including class action tort litigation and large commercial disputes. Jennifer also has significant securities litigation experience and products liability litigation experience.
Jennifer has broad trial and appellate litigation experience (more than 40 trials), and frequently litigates tribal jurisdictional issues, she is also experienced in tribal financial/sovereign models for consumer lending and energy development.
Jennifer also has wide-ranging project siting experience, including the application of NEPA, NHPA, and other environmental laws on tribal and public lands.
Jennifer is a frequent speaker on tribal rights, Indian Law matters and Native Americans' unique racial and political perspective on legal diversity issues.