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Teresa Leger de Fernandez

Teresa Leger de Fernandez, Member at Large

Founder, Leger Law and Strategy, LLC

Teresa Leger de Fernandez, Member at Large, has served as General Counsel to several Native American Tribes and their business enterprises for over 23 years. Her work ranges from financing to protecting sacred sites to negotiating renewable energy development, and includes the development of the legal, legislative, business, economic and physical infrastructure for sovereigns and businesses. She has received Presidential appointments from both President Obama and President Clinton. Ms. Leger de Fernandez started her academic career in the first Headstart class in New Mexico, went on to graduate from Yale and receive her J.D., with distinction, from Stanford Law School. She is the founder of Leger Law & Strategy, LLC, a dynamic law firm focusing on projects that beneficially impact our communities.