Greenberg Traurig’s Heather Dawn Thompson Speaks at 2019 SEC Government-Business Forum

DENVER – August 27, 2019 – Heather Dawn Thompson, an attorney with global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP spoke at the 2019 SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation, Aug. 14, in Denver, CO.

Hosted by the Heider College of Business at Creighton, the Forum featured panel discussions on small business capital formation. Topics included the identification of issues and formulation of recommendations for government and private action to improve the environment for small businesses.

After opening remarks by all five SEC commissioners, Thompson participated as a panelist in a session titled, “Capital Formation Success Stories from the Silicon Prairie.” Thompson focused her remarks on the unique challenges for tribal businesses, as well as the unique competitive advantages of doing business with tribal nations and tribal owned corporations.

Thompson is a Practice Group Attorney with in the firm’s American Indian Law Practice and focuses her practice on American Indian law, federal Indian policy and advocacy, and tribal economic development (including energy, finance, and telecom). She works with individual tribes, tribal and Indian-owned businesses, intertribal associations, and companies who seek to do business in Indian Country. Prior to joining the firm, Thompson was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office in South Dakota's Indian Country Section. A thought leader in her field, Thompson speaks and writes frequently on matters of American Indian Law.

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