Powers Principal Brian Gunn was quoted in the Spokesman-Review recently in an article on the appointment of  Bob Anderson as the U.S. Department of the Interior’s new Solicitor, a role that leads a staff of more than 500 in the agency that includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and more.

Brian, a Powers tribal attorney who represents several Northwest tribes on federal policy matters, was quoted as saying: “Anderson has had a long career in both the federal government and academia that has focused on public lands, natural resources and Indian law,” Gunn said. “For the kinds of legal issues that Interior will consider in the Pacific Northwest region, I’m not sure that there is more a qualified candidate for solicitor.”

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