B.A., Harvard; J.D., Harvard; M.P.P., Harvard
Nathaniel (“Tanner”) Amdur-Clark (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) is a partner at Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Miller & Monkman, LLP. Sonosky Chambers is a national law firm that was founded in 1976 to represent Indian Tribes in defending and advancing their sovereignty and right of self-governance, in achieving maximum tribal self-determination and economic and resource development, and in improving the lives of their members and communities.
Professor Amdur-Clark joined the works in all areas of the firm’s practice, and has experience advising tribal clients on a wide variety of matters, ranging from intergovernmental relations to complex civil litigation, construction contracts, and natural resources. He also often works with Tribal clients in the context of negotiating and implementing P.L. 93-638 agreements with the federal government.
Besides his work at Sonosky, Professor Amdur-Clark spent two years on the faculty of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he taught Federal Indian Law and Legislative Advocacy.
Professor Amdur-Clark graduated from Harvard Law School in 2014, where he was involved in the Harvard Native American Law Students Association and served on the Board of the National Native American Law Students Association. During law school, he was active on the Harvard Law and Policy Review and interned at the Office of Tribal Justice and Civil Appellate Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. He also has a Master in Public Policy Degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Harvard Kennedy School Native American Public Service Fellow. He graduated in 2009 from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Anthropology.