History and Values
The Law Offices of Robin O. Brena opened on October 15, 1988, and grew steadily before becoming Brena, Bell & Clarkson. The firm now has ten attorneys and more than a dozen legal, administrative, and support staff members. Throughout this time, BBC has been committed to providing quality legal representation that successfully competes with the largest law firms in the country while maintaining the attention, agility, and personal touch that a smaller firm can provide.
BBC's philosophy of advocacy for our clients is to simultaneously explore and optimize all approaches to successful resolution, including negotiation, litigation, and legislation where applicable. Over our nearly thirty years of successful practice, BBC has been named a Fortune 500 “Go To” law firm in the area of commercial litigation, a “Client’s Choice” Construction Law Firm of the Year in Alaska by Corporate INTL, and a Global Law Experts Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Alaska We have had the opportunity and privilege to represent a wide range of clients, including Agrium U.S., Alaska Exchange Carriers Association, Alaska Legislature, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Army & Navy Surplus, Aurora Power Resources, Bailey's Furniture, Big Ray's Alaska, CDF General Contractors, Chugach Electric Association, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, City of Valdez, F. Robert Bell & Associates, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Fairweather, Golden Valley Electric Association, JL Properties, Matanuska Electric Association, Murphy Oil, Nu-Coal Technology, RSD Properties, Tesoro Corporation, and Wholesale Distributors of Alaska.
BBC is also dedicated to the principle of avoiding any representation that could harm our home state of Alaska, and to giving back to the local community through charitable contributions and other support both as individuals and as a team. Sponsored charities have included the Anchorage School District's Child in Transition program, Toys for Tots, the Veterans' Administration Hospital, Heifer International, Kid's Kitchen, Friends of Pets, Prince William Sound Science Center, Bean's Café, Working Hearts, the American Heart Association, Great Land Trust, Covenant House, and Clare House. BBC also regularly volunteers as a group to serve meals at Bean's Café.