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Peter Barrett, Naomi Barnes, Dean Dinner to Present Bankruptcy and Indian Tribes CLE

News | September 11, 2019

Peter Barrett, Kutak Rock partner from the Richmond office, and partners Naomi Barnes and Dean Dinner from the Scottsdale office, along with the Assistant Attorney General for the Navajo Nation, will present a CLE, “Bankruptcy and Indian Tribes,” for the State Bar of Arizona and the Tribal In-House Counsel Association on September 18 in Tucson, AZ. 

Their presentation will focus on common areas of overlap where bankruptcy can impact tribal operations and finances as well as practical approaches for dealing with common bankruptcy questions faced by counsel representing Indian tribes. Attendees will learn about recent developments regarding tribal sovereign immunity in the context of bankruptcy proceedings as well as important information regarding the participation of tribes and tribal entities in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

The event is co-sponsored by the Tribal In-House Counsel Association and Indian Law Section. To register or learn more about the presentation, click here.

Mr. Barrett represents unsecured and secured creditors, trustees, lessors, equity holders and corporate debtors in insolvency matters, including Chapter 11 reorganizations, business liquidations and loan workouts. Ms. Barnes focuses her practice on tribal and municipal finance transactions. Mr. Dinner focuses his practice on bankruptcy law, creditor-debtor rights, workouts, commercial transactions and commercial litigation.