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Practice Areas // Business Law

For over 25 years, BB&W attorneys have created and represented hundreds of business entities in Alaska in the full range of their commercial activities and transactions.  BB&W attorneys have participated in negotiating and documenting many multi-million dollar purchases and sales of commercial entities in a variety of enterprises.  Many of BB&W’s clients are active in oil and gas development and industry support services, which has allowed BB&W to develop vast experience and contacts, including interaction and representation of Alaska Native corporations in resource development relationships.

Business Law Areas of Practice


Business Formations


BB&W has assisted clients in the formation of business entities ranging from corporations to partnerships to Limited Liability Companies.

Sub-Municipal disputes

Commercial Transactions


BB&W has assisted clients in all aspects of complex transactions, from contract review and drafting to negotiation strategy and implementation.




Corporations Law


BB&W has served as counsel to corporate and other boards of directors, both in terms of complying with their legal duties and parliamentary procedure, and also fully exploring their legal options on any particular policy or strategic question.






BB&W has represented clients with regard to broad range of insurance issues in many fields.


Mergers and Acquisitions


BB&W has substantial experience in the due diligence and execution of acquiring entities and assets, including intricate multi-party negotiations over multi-million dollar enterprises and facilities, as well as other related issues such as syndication.


Employment and Human Resources


BB&W has represented and advised both employers and employees in cases involving the termination of employment and executive contracts, wage-and-hour compensation, and workplace harassment and discrimination.


Real Estate Transactions and Leasing

BB&W's clients have included many large scale developers and operators of commercial properties including retail malls, subdivision development and sales, commercial condominiums, and commercial leasing activities.  BB&W’s attorneys have acted as expert witnesses and consultants in real estate matters and disputes.