Surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty, Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city and is the business hub for many of the state’s key industries. Perkins Coie—whose lawyers regularly provide advice and counsel to Alaska’s leading businesses—has been at the heart of this thriving city center since 1977, when it became the first major law firm from the lower 48 states to establish an office in Anchorage.
Our Alaska work encompasses a broad range of industries with a particular focus on providing the full range of legal services for energy and natural resources projects and Alaska Native Corporations. Alaska possesses unrivalled resources potential, and the firm has long played a major role in representing leading companies involved in oil & gas activity, coal mining, hard rock mineral exploration and development, timber projects, and traditional and renewable energy projects.
Anchorage lawyers in our labor & employment practice represent leading Alaska Native Corporations and national companies doing business in Alaska. Our lawyers are routinely sought out to provide representation on the most sensitive and high-profile employment matters in the state. Our construction practice represents public and private owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers and consultants. Our government contracts practice, which focuses on Alaska Native Corporations and other federal contractors, encompasses all aspects of federal government contracts, including Section 8(a) contracting and construction contracts with the Army Corps of Engineers and other federal and state agencies. Our Litigation practice includes general commercial litigation, environmental and natural resources litigation, contract disputes, defense of business tort and consumer protection claims, product liability defense, aviation litigation, and investigations & white collar defense.
Perkins Coie has been recognized by Chambers USA as among the best firms in Alaska on a number of fronts, including our Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries, Labor & Employment and General Commercial Litigation practices.