Member Profile: Matthew K. Peterson

Matthew K. Peterson
Clapp, Peterson, Tiemessen, Thorsness & Johnson, LLC,
711 H Street, Suite 620
Anchorage, AK 99501
Email: Click for email

Tel: (907) 272-9272
Fax: (907) 272-9586
Website: www.cplawak.com

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master

 

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Matthew K. Peterson has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Admiralty
Appellate
Automotive
Aviation
Biotech
Business Dissolution
Commercial/Business
Condominiums
Construction
Contract Disputes
Cross Cultural
Education
Employment
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Engineering
Environmental
Health Care
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Shareholder Disputes
Torts
Trademarks/Patents
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

Matt's practice focuses on conducting mediations and arbitrations, after 30 years as a trial lawyer defending health care providers, other professionals and product manufacturers, and handling complex trials throughout Alaska.

He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Peterson has extensive trial experience in courts throughout Alaska and in the United States District Court for Alaska. He has handled complex appeals in both federal and state courts. Mr. Peterson has lectured on litigation issues, including case management, evaluation of threshold issues, tort law in Alaska, and legal responsibilities of health care providers.

EDUCATION:

  • University of Minnesota School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1979)
  • St. Olaf College, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude (1975)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow (2005), State Chair (2005-2007)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member (2010)
  • Alaska Bar Association - Member of Committee on Fair and Impartial Courts, Fee Arbitration Committee, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
  • Listed by Chambers USA as a Leading Litigation Attorney in Alaska (2011)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Alaska: Tier 1 Products Liability Litigation –Defendants; Tier 2 Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants)
  • United States Supreme Court Historical Society - State Chairman
  • Named as one of Alaska’s SuperLawyers (2007-2012) - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Defense: Products Liability
  • Defense Counsel of Alaska (statewide defense attorney organization) - Past member and President (1995)
  • Defense Research Institute - Past member and Alaska State Chair

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