Term sheets, offering memorandums, affirmative covenants, negative covenants, compliance certificates, basis points, LIBOR… finance attorneys seem to speak their own language. Complex tribal financing deals are major undertakings. It is important that a tribe's goals and objectives are considered during the financing process, so that an appropriate balance between financing restrictions and the tribe’s ability to fund its programs can be maintained.
Owen has worked with tribal leadership on a daily basis from the initial conception of a project through its completion. Owen brings an understanding of tribal leadership’s perspective, and the concerns that arise when considering these transactions. He can help distill complex issues to understandable terms for both the leadership and the public, while serving to protect the best interests of the tribe throughout the process.
With a decade of in-house experience for a large and prosperous tribe, Owen has advised on almost every type of legal issue facing Indian nations today. Owen's private practice in corporate and tax matters also lends a seasoned perspective to transactional and economic development projects.learn more