Before joining Maier Pfeffer Kim Geary & Cohen LLP in July 2013, attorney Jim Cohen served for over eight years as Deputy General Counsel for the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians. He is an honors graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School… Read More
Michael S. Pfeffer is easily one of California’s preeminent Indian law attorneys and advocates. Having served California tribal communities for over 35 years, Michael is one of the “forefathers” of California Indian law and jurisprudence and he… Read More
Our expertise and practical experience give us a unique perspective that allows for innovative, efficient, and ultimately successful work in California’s Indian Country. Through the years, we have also represented the interests of tribes and tribal entities nationwide, including Louisiana and Washington State. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in California, New York, and numerous federal courts including the United States Supreme Court.
We pride ourselves on maintaining strong, long-term relationships with our tribal clients by providing counsel and advocacy that is tailored to exceed each individual client’s needs and expectations. As a result, many of our clients have chosen to retain us for decades.