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Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. is an Alaskan law firm dedicated to meeting the legal needs of Alaskans and those who do business in our great state.

Our firm is large enough to handle complex cases, yet small enough to provide personal service. Together our attorneys have built a reputation for skillful handling of a wide variety of legal work — from defense of complex liability claims to day-to-day counsel on employment issues.

Having worked with businesspeople throughout the state since 1962, we are especially responsive to the unique demands of Alaska's business community. We also have helped injured Alaskans through our Alaska Personal Injury law Group.


Appellate practice is a significant part of the firm’s work. The attorneys of Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. have handled over 100 reported Alaska Supreme Court appeals covering almost all areas of substantive law. Attorneys of the firm have also handled numerous appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and appeals to the United States Supreme Court.


The firm has represented several banking institutions, including National Bank of Alaska and its successor, Wells Fargo Bank. The attorneys at the firm have represented banking clients in numerous areas including documentation of commercial transactions, collections, creditor bankruptcy actions, contract and tort claims, loan disputes, and land and maritime-based asset foreclosure actions.

Business Entities

The firm routinely assists client in selecting and setting up entities for their businesses, such as partnerships, limited partnership, limited liability partnerships, 'C' and 'S' corporations, and limited liability companies.

Commercial Litigation

Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. has represented individuals and businesses in numerous commercial disputes. These cases have included claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, unfair competition, misrepresentation, fraud, theft, and violation of statutory and regulatory requirements. In appropriate cases, we have accepted commercial disputes on a contingency fee basis. Click here for a list of representative cases.


The firm has extensive experience in all phases of construction law. Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. lawyers have negotiated and prepared contract and loan documentation for major construction projects throughout Alaska. The firm's attorneys have represented contractors, architects, engineers, lenders, title insurance companies and property owners in disputes arising from projects as small as private residences to as large as major airport and hospital expansions, schools and other public buildings and large industrial developments.


The lawyers of Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. have negotiated and drafted contracts, loan and security documents for a wide variety of clients, transactions and projects. Representative matters include contracts for the purchase and sale of businesses and business assets, employment agreements, construction documentation, sale agreements, equipment leases, security agreements, loan work-out agreements, joint venture agreements and partnership agreements.


The firm has handled numerous employment matters including claims for wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, discrimination and work place harassment. We have worked with all different sizes of employers in negotiating and preparing employment contracts, incentive compensation plans, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, and intellectual property contracts.


Attorneys at the firm have handled environmental compliance matters, soil contamination claims, insurance claims based on property contamination, and defense of criminal prosecutions under environmental laws.


The attorneys at Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. have represented individuals, businesses and insurance companies in numerous types of insurance disputes, including litigation over the existence and scope of insurance coverage and litigation over the amount of the loss.

Malpractice Defense

The lawyers of Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. have represented attorneys, architects, engineers, physicians and medical facilities in defense of professional malpractice claims.

Maritime, Admiralty & Fisheries

Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. attorneys have handled numerous admiralty and maritime matters, including Jones Act and unseaworthiness claims for personal injury and death, collision claims, and the documentation and foreclosure of maritime liens and preferred ship mortgages.

Native Corporations

The attorneys of Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. have many years of experience representing ANCSA regional and village corporations. Our work has included advising ANCSA corporations on shareholder and corporate matters, as well as assisting ANCSA corporations with day-to-day business matters involving real estate transactions, investments, and buying and selling businesses. The firm's lawyers have experience in handling claims unique to ANCSA corporations, including such things as 7(i) revenue-sharing disputes, proxy solicitation proceedings, surface/subsurface rights disputes, and land-selection lawsuits.

Personal Injury

Through our Personal Injury law Group, we have obtained some of the largest settlements in the state's history. We help injured Alaskans who've been involved in auto accidents, aviation accidents, insurance disputes, wrongful death claims, and product liability issues. For more information about ACG's personal injury practice, visit our Alaska Personal Injury Law Group site.

Real Estate

The firm's attorneys are experienced in assisting clients with all types of real estate transactions, including buying and selling real property, leasing office and warehouse space, and establishing commercial condominium projects.

Securities and Investments

Attorneys at Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. have represented individuals and businesses that have been subject to various financial frauds and schemes. The firm's attorneys have successfully handled claims involving unregistered securities, seller “due diligence” requirements, and financial transactions involving alleged fraudulent or misleading information.

Tax Issues

The firm has represented numerous companies with regard to state and federal tax disputes. These cases include companies in the banking, oil, and cruise ship industries.
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