Celebrating Excellence: Landye Bennett Blumstein Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers® in America 2024


Landye Bennett Blumstein is proud to announce that four of our attorneys are recognized in the highly esteemed Best Lawyers® in America 2024 awards. These accolades signify individual talent and our firm’s unwavering commitment to providing top-notch legal services.

Philip Blumstein

Phil Blumstein is named 2024 Lawyer of the Year for Native American Law in Anchorage. He is a true leader in this field and is known state-wide for his expertise and success in handling the complexities of Alaskan Native issues. Best Lawyers has recognized Phil for his experience and dedication every year since 2006.. In addition to Lawyer of the Year, he is recognized for his work in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisition Law, and Native American Law.

Robert H. Hume, Jr.

Bob Hume is recognized for his outstanding work in two vital areas of law: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Real Estate Law. He is a cornerstone of our team and holds a wealth of knowledge used to benefit our clients and provide mentorship and historical context for all our attorneys.

Michelle Boutin

Michelle Boutin is a top-tier attorney in the area of Litigation-Bankruptcy. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2007 but her career spans even further. An original voice in Alaskan bankruptcy, Michelle was a part of the committee to review original 1984 bankruptcy rules, and she continues to have influence in the practice area as it evolves alongside society.

Joshua Hodes

Josh Hodes demonstrates exceptional skill across multiple areas of law and is recognized for work in Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Construction Law, and Real Estate Law. He is skilled in handling complex real estate and business transactions. Josh’s practice is underpinned by his unwavering commitment to excellence in legal work. He is also recognized for the first time as Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law in Anchorage 2024.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Phil, Bob, Michelle, and Josh for their well-deserved recognition in the legal community. Their commitment to excellence inspires us all at Landye Bennett Blumstein as we dedicate ourselves to providing exceptional legal services for our clients.