Equity Shareholder, Sacks Tierney

Ms. Dworkin’s practice is devoted primarily to Indian law and water resources law issues. Ms. Dworkin has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers of America in the fields of Water Law and Native American Law. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in geography from Clark University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Arizona State University. She clerked for the Honorable William C. Canby, Jr. of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is admitted to the Arizona and Navajo Nation bars and is admitted to practice in the Courts of the Tohono O’odham Nation, Gila River Indian Community, Hopi Tribe and Hualapai Tribe. Ms. Dworkin lectures regularly and publishes on topics relating to economic development on Indian Reservations. Ms. Dworkin is an adjunct professor in the College of Law and the School of Urban Planning where she teaches graduate courses in water and natural resources law and planning. Ms. Dworkin has represented the Navajo Nation in federal and state court proceedings and has represented several chapters of the Navajo Nation in economic development and construction related projects.