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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Highly commended Alaska team, backed by the firm's significant national presence, as well as its international connections. Represents clients from a range of industries, including healthcare, energy and manufacturing, in addition to several high net worth individuals. Also advises a number of Alaska Native corporations on corporate governance matters, M&A, financing and joint ventures. Recent work has seen the team handle a number of matters within the upstream oil and gas space.

Strengths

Clients say: "Its international presence and depth allows us to access quick and thorough answers."

Work highlights

Represented Alaska Structures in its merger with WeatherPort Shelter Systems.

Notable practitioners

Barbara Simpson Kraft counts recent work in the healthcare, energy and fisheries sectors among her portfolio of complex transactions. She draws on impressive experience in real estate law when handling corporate deals.
"She is always professional, timely and we trust her recommendations in helping us move our business forward."

Jon Dawson comes highly recommended for his capabilities in complex M&A. He regularly handles cross-border mandates.
"He is a great communicator who is able to navigate complex business relationships efficiently."

Vanessa Norman is an associate who assists clients with a wide range of transactional matters.
"She is an associate who is a great communicator, is responsive and has strong research skills."

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Overview

DWT’s well-established team in Alaska serves a wide range of prominent businesses in Alaska.

We advise a wide range of clients, both Alaska-based and doing business in Alaska, on corporate and governance matters, commercial transactions, and merger and acquisition transactions. We represent
many companies in the commercial fishing industry, including major processors and CDQ groups. We represent large fuel distribution companies and have a strong presence in the healthcare sector, acting for many health-care clients.  

Our corporate and business transactions practice offers a cross-practice spectrum of services, including when appropriate bringing tax, employment, real estate and other industry-specific experience to the table to augment our transaction services and support your company’s needs.



Clients

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation

Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association

Chugach Alaska Corporation

Chugach Electric Association

Cooke Aquaculture Inc.

Crowley Fuels LLC

Eklutna, Inc.

Iditarod Trail Association

Key Bank, National Association

LFS, Inc.

Metal Mining Pogo LLC

NANA Regional Corporation

Natives of Kodiak, Inc.

Norton Sound Health Corporation

Peter Pan Seafoods, Inc.

Providence Anchorage Anesthesia Medical Group

Trident Seafoods Corporation

Valley Hospital Association d/b/a Mat-Su Health Foundation

Vitus Energy LLC (Formerly known as Vitus Marine LLC)

Westward Seafoods, Inc.

Industries

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Health Care

Media

Mining & Metals

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

Corporate/M&A

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

firm
Location

188 West Northern Lights Blvd

Suite 1100

Anchorage

Alaska

USA

99503-3985

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Alaska

Corporate/M&A


Barbara Simpson Kraft
Band 2
Jon S Dawson
Band 1
Vanessa Norman
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