Experienced liaison between Indian tribes and businesses. Problem-solver for complex legislative, regulatory and legal issues. Former attorney for the Department of the Interior and the Department of Justice.
Sarah Murray provides counsel on laws, regulations and legislation related to administrative law, regulatory compliance, land use, Indian affairs and tribal gaming. Her experience serving as an attorney at multiple federal agencies and rich knowledge of the historical, legal and constitutional underpinnings of the relationship between Indian tribes and the U.S. government makes her an asset to both tribal nations and the companies that do business with them. Sarah advocates for tribal nations and represents their interests in high-level interactions with the U.S. government, whether she is navigating regulation of tribal water systems or channeling federal investment into Indian country. She conducts pre-investment due diligence for renewable energy, natural resource and corporate gaming companies and navigates complex issues related to sovereign immunity and tribal law.
Sarah spent four years at the Department of the Interior, most recently serving as an attorney in the Division of Indian Affairs within Interior’s Solicitor’s Office. She previously served as both chief of staff and senior counselor to the assistant secretary of Indian Affairs. Prior, Sarah served at the National Indian Gaming Commission as a staff attorney and counselor to the chair. Sarah began her public sector career as a trial attorney for the Department of Justice Commercial Litigation Branch.