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Law Offices of Guess & Rudd P.C.

1029 W. 3rd AvenueSuite 400Anchorage, AK 99501
Phones: 877-310-6183
Fax: 907-793-2299
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Law Firm Overview

Located in Anchorage, Guess & Rudd has a 50-year tradition of legal excellence in Alaska.

Founded in 1961, our law firm has built its reputation on providing skilled, experienced and knowledgeable representation. With practices spanning insurance defense, commercial law, construction law, employment law and estate planning, we represent clients statewide from our locations in Anchorage. Our clients include national and international insurance companies, foreign and domestic oil and...

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Located in Anchorage, Guess & Rudd has a 50-year tradition of legal excellence in Alaska.

Founded in 1961, our law firm has built its reputation on providing skilled, experienced and knowledgeable representation. With practices spanning insurance defense, commercial law, construction law, employment law and estate planning, we represent clients statewide from our locations in Anchorage. Our clients include national and international insurance companies, foreign and domestic oil and natural gas companies, mining companies, pipeline companies, Native Corporations, airlines, product manufacturers, public utilities, banks, healthcare providers, real estate professionals, large and small businesses, and nonprofit groups.

Our law firm's history includes playing a leading role in precedent-setting litigation and high-stakes business deals that shaped Alaska's mining and oil and gas industries, as well as the laws that affect businesses and residents in the state. Attorneys at Guess & Rudd have successfully tried cases in state and federal courts throughout Alaska and have defended hundreds of appeals to the Alaska Supreme Court and the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In addition to our handling of general litigation matters, we focus our litigation practice on the areas of insurance defense and bad faith and extra-contractual liability. Our trial lawyers have extensive experience in representing insurance companies and the businesses they serve, defending them against claims of personal injury and property damage. We also handle litigation involving uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, dram shop liability, product liability, employment law, professional malpractice claims, construction contract disputes, commercial and banking claims, and natural resources.

If you need experienced representation for insurance defense or another legal matter, you can rely on our law firm to work diligently to achieve results for you. Our Anchorage law office is conveniently located in the Peterson Tower downtown, near the Alaska Court System, the Appellate Court, the federal court and the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.

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Previous Law Firm Name
Ely, Guess & Rudd, January 1, 1981
Mergers and Acquisitions
DeWitt & Associates, October 1, 1986
Practice Areas
Business & Commercial LawConstruction LawEmployment Law -- Employer 5%Estate PlanningInsurance DefenseLitigation (insurance defense, bad faith defense, construction, aviation) 40%Natural Resources (mining, oil and gas, timber, public lad issues) 15%Oil and Gas Pipelines 15%Banking (lender liability defense, creditor bankruptcy, fraud litigation) 10%Public Utilities (electric, water and sewer, natural gas, telecommunications) 5%Environmental 5%ANCSA (Alaska Native Corporations and Alaska Native land issues) 5%Municipal (state, local)Bankruptcy (creditor, trustee)Commercial (transactions, organization, litigation)Real Estate (transactions, foreclosures, agents/licensee)Non-Profit (organization, transactions, volunteers, compliance, BOD)Estate (will, trusts, probate)
Litigation
60%
Honors
AV rated by Martindale-Hubble
Published Works
Our Anchorage OfficeOur Faibanks OfficeAlaska Mining LawLitigation/ Insurance DefenseEmployment Law
Pro Bono Activities
AK Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault - Volunteer Attorneys, 2007 - Present
Representative Clients
BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc.University of AlaskaWells Fargo Bank, N.A.Calista CorporationDoyon LimitedGoldrich Mining CompanyDenal State BankInterior Regional Housing Authority
People
Attorneys
Jones, Margaret S. (Of Counsel) Linxwiler, James D. (Shareholder) Lyle, George R. (Shareholder) McLaughlin, Michael S. (Vice-President) Rankin, Christina A. (President) Veerman, Louis R. (Executive Vice President) Zipkin, Gary A. (Shareholder) Linxwiler, Robyn (Of Counsel) Bryant, Kristin E. (Shareholder) DeWitt, James D. (Of Counsel) Harki, Adam
Staff
Deborah L. Swinney, Firm Administrator
Fees
Accepts Credit Cards
Office Information
Address
1029 W. 3rd AvenueSuite 400Anchorage, AK 99501
Office Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone
877-310-6183
Fax
907-793-2299
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