Matt Newman is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Native American Rights Fund’s Alaska office. At NARF, Matt works in the areas of land use and natural resources, with a focus on federal environmental permitting.
Most recently, Matt has worked on active campaigns throughout Alaska involving large coalitions of Alaska Native tribes, commercial and sports fishing interests, and conservation Non-Governmental Organizations. His litigation practice focuses on natural resources and tribal land rights.
Matt is a graduate of the University of Montana School of Law and is admitted to practice law in Montana and Alaska, as well as the federal District of Alaska, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.