Confusion permeates the public arena as to what the U.S. Supreme Court recently did – and didn’t do – by ruling in favor of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, a federally
Troy A. Eid co-chairs the firm’s American Indian Law Practice Group and represents companies in criminal and civil investigations and enforcement actions. Troy is highly sought nationally as a mediator to resolve complex disputes between Indian tribes and energy companies, and between tribes and state governments.
Troy served as Colorado’s 40th United States Attorney appointed by President George W. Bush. During the Obama Administration, Troy was appointed to chair the Indian Law and Order Commission, the national advisory board to the President and Congress for strengthening public safety for all 573 federally recognized tribes in the United States. Before joining GT, Troy served on the cabinet of former Colorado Governor Bill Owens as Chief Legal Counsel to the Governor and later as the Executive Director of the Department of Personnel & Administration, where he directed Colorado’s 72,000-member civil service system and provided mission-critical business, financial, technology, real estate, and operational services to the state’s $8 billion government.
Troy currently serves as the elected President of the Navajo Nation Bar Association. He has been honored for excellence by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Secret Service, and more than two dozen federal, state and tribal departments and agencies across the country.
“Tribal consultation” refers to the federal government’s legal obligation to consult with Native American tribes on energy and infrastructure projects, such as highways and railroads, pipelines, telecommunications towers and systems,…
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