Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Drops Lawsuit against Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe Economic Development Arms

A Broad Range of Amici Support Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe’s Motion to Dismiss Suit Filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON D.C.: 12/01/2017 – Lori Alvino McGill, a Partner at the law firm Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz which is representing the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe issued the following statement regarding the additional amicus briefs filed on behalf of the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe:

“We are pleased with the broad range of amicus filings in our support from other sovereigns, our independent regulatory commission, and leading organizations committed to tribal sovereignty and self-determination.  These filings confirm that the CFPB’s claims trample on both tribal and state sovereignty and should be dismissed.”