Burton W. Warrington

601 Buffalo Trail, Suite 100
Winnebago, NE 68071
bwarrington@bigfirelaw.com

TRIBAL AFFILIATION

Enrolled Member Prairie Band Potawatomi; Descendant Menominee and Ho-Chunk

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Haskell Indian Nations University (B.S. 2006)

Juris Doctor, University of Kansas School of Law (J.D. 2009)

BAR ADMISSIONS

Kansas; Multiple Tribal Jurisdictions

PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE

President, Indian Ave. Group (2016-Present); Of Counsel, Fletcher Law PLLC (2017-2019); Warrington Law (2009, 2011-2017); President and CEO, Prairie Band, LLC (2011-2016); Counselor, U.S. Department of the Interior (2010-2011)

ASSOCIATIONS AND HONORS

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, Vice Chairman (2018-Present); Chickasaw Nation Community Development Endeavor, Board Member (2015 – Present); Kansas University School of Law, Board of Governors (2015 – 2018); Prairie Band Ethics Commission, Chairman (2016-2017); Native American Contractors Association, Board Member (2012-2016); Prairie Band Potawatomi Health Services, Inc., Board Member (2011-2016); Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Utility Corp., Inc., Board Member (2011-2016); Prairie Band Potawatomi Entertainment Corporation (Sec. 17), Board Member (2008-2010); National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) “Native American 40 under 40” award recipient (2011); National Native American Law Student Association, President (2008-2009)

PRACTICE AREAS

Mr. Warrington provides clients with legal representation and business and strategic policy consulting services.  His career includes a unique mix of legal, business, management,and policy experience.  His legal practice areas include tribal governance, economic and energy development, Indian gaming, business transactions, administrative law, and cultural rights protection. As the former President & CEO of Prairie Band, LLC he developed and managed the economic holding company for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. As a former Counselor to the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs – U.S. Department of the Interior, he was involved in a variety of national issues during the Obama administration including Indian gaming, tribal governance, economic and energy development, fee-to-trust issues, and natural resource and cultural rights protection.