I use my experience, foresight, and practical advice to help guide clients.
Matt guides clients through the challenges of business, government, and litigation in Alaska. He has a general civil litigation and general counsel practice, representing clients on various commercial, land, and corporate matters.
Matt’s practice focuses on Alaska Native, municipal, and land-related issues. He delivers both consistent litigation results and insightful and practical general counsel advice. His clients appreciate that he provides the highest quality legal advice on an efficient and cost-effective basis.
His practice frequently involves traveling to remote villages to assist his Alaska Native clients. He is devoted to clients and has the experience and foresight to help them through a variety of challenges common in Alaska.
Matt is a regular presenter on Alaska land and municipal law issues.
When away from the office, Matt loves exploring Alaska through hiking, skiing and mountain biking while taking photos along the way. He’s also a board member of the Anchorage Ski Club, the nonprofit organization that operates Arctic Valley Ski Area.
Admitted to Practice
- United States District Court, District of Alaska
- Western Washington University, B.A., 2002
- Seattle University, J.D., 2007, cum laude
Memberships & Recognition
- Alaska State Bar
- Member, Alaska Native Law Section
- Member, Employment Law Section
- Member, Real Estate Law Section
- Member, Environmental/Natural Resource Section
Annual Alaska Native Law Conference – Alaska Native Case Law Update, 2013-2017.
Alaska Municipal Attorney Association Annual Conference – The Scope and Constitutional Implementation of Municipal Taxation in Alaska, 2016.
International Municipal Lawyers Association – Municipal and Tribal Government Crossroads, Anchorage 2014.
BLM/DCCED 14(c) Training - ANCSA 14(c) Case Law Overview, 2011-17.
Co-Presenter – Annual Alaska Native Law Update –Juneau, 2009.