Mr. Morgan′s experience both as an attorney and as CEO of Ho-Chunk, Inc. offers our clients proven proficiencies and successes in the areas of Indian law, economic development and Indian gaming.
As the founder of Ho-Chunk, Inc., the award-winning economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, he has helped lead the company from a start-up in 1994 with no revenues and one employee to what is now a tribal conglomerate exceeding $155 million in revenues with 1,400 employees.
As an attorney for Fredericks Peebles & Morgan he has helped several tribes evaluate their economies and assisted them in establishing economic diversification plans and tribal corporate legal structures. He has also advised tribes on all aspects of general tribal corporate development.
Member, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
Economic development; Indian law; corporate and finance law.
Minnesota; Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
Harvard Law School (J.D., 1993); University of Nebraska (B.S., 1990).
PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
President and CEO, Ho-Chunk, Inc. (1995-Present); Partner, Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP (2007-Present); Of Counsel, Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP (2003-2007); Attorney, Dorsey & Whitney (1993-1995); Consultant to the BIA for economic development and policy in Indian Country. Adjunct Professor, Arizona State University Law School and University of Arizona School of Law.
(Ho-Chunk, Inc.) 2001 Innovations in Government Award, sponsored by Harvard University and the Ford Foundation; 2000 Honoring Nations Award, sponsored by the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development; 1999 Effective Economic Development Practices, awarded by the National Congress of American Indians; 2002 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Entrepreneur Award; 2002 Minority Business Magazine, Entrepreneurial Spirit Award; 2003 Distinguished Alumni Speaker, Harvard Law School; Consumer Advisory Board, Federal Reserve; Board of Directors, Dynamic Homes; Board of Directors, Liberty Bank and Liberty Financial Services, Inc.; Board of Directors, Lower Sioux Development Corporation and Chukchansi, Inc.