Schwabe Strengthens Natural Resources and Alaska Native Presence with Key Hires in Anchorage Office Expansion
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C. is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm’s Anchorage, Alaska office by welcoming six experienced attorneys. With the addition of Robert Misulich, Matt Singer, Christopher Slottee, Howard Trickey, Lee Baxter, and Peter Scully, the firm is expanding its Natural Resources industry group, bolstering its presence in Alaska and ability to serve clients across the Pacific Northwest.
Robert J. Misulich is a Business Shareholder specializing in corporate governance; corporate services; government contracts; labor, employment, and benefits; and Native American law. He regularly represents Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) as outside corporate counsel in a broad range of matters, including corporate governance, shareholder meetings, proxy solicitations, and business transactions and compliance.
Matt Singer is a Litigation Shareholder with an extensive trial and appellate practice. Matt has handled numerous jury and bench trials in state and federal courts and has argued more than 25 appeals to the Alaska Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. His diverse practice emphasizes complex litigation and natural resources law in Alaska and Oregon courts.
Christopher J. Slottee is a Litigation Shareholder with extensive experience in matters related to Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), Alaska Native Corporation settlement trusts, tribal governments, and government contracting. He previously served as vice president and general counsel for an ANC. Christopher regularly represents businesses in both litigation and transactional matters—advising them on risk management, business transactions, employment law, and government contracting issues.
Howard S. Trickey is a Litigation Shareholder with 40 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer representing a diverse group of clients across many industries and practice areas. Howard has also devoted a substantial part of his practice to employment law and traditional labor relations and represented Alaska Native Corporations, Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, nonprofits, and school districts.
Lee Baxter is a Litigation and Dispute Resolution Of Counsel who practices in commercial litigation, real property matters, Indian and Alaska Native law, government relations, and contracting.
Peter A. Scully is a Litigation and Dispute Resolution Of Counsel who practices commercial litigation, corporate governance, business formation, construction contracting, real estate, and Alaska Native law.
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Spreading the Word
When Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) first aired TV commercials featuring the tagline, “A Place That’s Always Been,” the reaction was surprising. Not only because they received numerous accolades and marketing awards for the campaign but because, at the time, it was rare for Alaska Native corporations to market themselves through the media.