Professor Yonne Tiger is a practicing attorney and a partner in the law firm Aston, Mathis, Jacobson, Campbell & Tiger, PLLC, in Tulsa. She focuses her practice on Indian Law and has dedicated her career to assisting Tribal Governments in governmental issues, economic ventures including gaming, and advocating at the local, state, and federal level on behalf of Indian tribes.
Professor Tiger received her JD from the University of Kansas with a certificate in Tribal Lawyering. She has worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Justice and as both In-House Counsel and General Counsel to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council. She has also served as General Counsel to the Principal Chief of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Gaming Operations Authority Board for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s nine casinos and two travel plazas. She represents various tribes in other governmental matters and litigation.
In 2010, she received the 40 Under 40 award from the National Center of American Indian Economic Development. Tiger is a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
MJ Courses Taught: Federal Contracting and Compacting (Spring 2016)