Munson, Catherine F

Author Description

Catherine Munson is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and co-leader of the Native American Affairs practice. Ms. Munson has extensive litigation experience, representing tribal clients in complex cases before the Court of Federal Claims, federal district courts, federal appellate courts, the United States Supreme Court and administrative agencies. Ms. Munson also advises tribal and business entities on a variety of matters and specializes in water law. Ms. Munson was awarded the Managing Partner Pro Bono award for her work on behalf of the Piro-Manso-Tiwa Tribe in southern New Mexico. Ms. Munson has been recognized as a 2016 and 2017 Washington, D.C. “Super Lawyer” for Native American Law and a 2013 Washington, D.C. “Rising Star” for General Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. She is a graduate of Emory University School of Law (1999).

Authored Reports

Tribal Rights to Groundwater: Analysis of the Agua Caliente’s Water Case|Tribal Water Rights Litigation: Legal Tenets Uphold Tribal Water Rights / More Litigation Looming