Scott J. Gerlach joined the firm in June of 2017. He is Of Counsel with the firm. Scott handles civil litigation matters and commercial transaction. Scott has been rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and was selected for inclusion in the list “Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40” for the State of Alaska by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2015 and 2016. Scott’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies and large financial institutions to native corporations, regional and local businesses, and individuals.
On the litigation side of his practice, Scott practices before state and federal courts throughout Alaska and handles all aspects of the litigation process, at both the trial and appellate level, and in the alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) setting. Scott’s litigation practice has included matters involving commercial and business disputes, medical malpractice defense, personal injury and wrongful death cases, wage and hour litigation, and cases involving premises liability, construction defects, products liability, indemnification and subrogation, and environmental contamination.
On the transactional side of his practice, Scott handles a wide range of business and commercial matters spanning from entity formation, capitalization, and compliance with Alaska securities laws and other governmental regulations to corporate governance, protection of intellectual property rights, commercial leasing and real estate transactions, employment matters, asset and stock sales, mergers and acquisitions, and dissolutions.
J.D., Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 2007, cum laude
B.A., Campbellsville University, 2000
Admitted to Practice
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Alaska
Alaska Bar Association
American Bar Association
Anchorage Bar Association
Phone: (907) 261-6683
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