2015 Best Lawyers in America

Robert L. Manley, Peter B. Brautigam, Charles F. Schuetze and F. Steven Mahoney of Manley & Brautigam, P.C. have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Edition.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Robert Manley was recently named the Best Lawyers© 2015 Anchorage Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Bob is also included in the practice areas of Litigation-Trusts & Estates, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates.

Peter Brautigam was also recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the Tax Law and Trusts and Estates categories.

Charles Schuetze was also recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Tax Law.

Steve Mahoney was named the Best Lawyers© 2015 Anchorage Oil & Gas Law and Energy Law “Lawyer of the Year” Steve was also recently recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the practice areas of Natural Resource Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Oil & Gas Law, Energy Law, Tax Law and Litigation & Controversy-Tax Law.

Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Alaska

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released the 2015 “Best Law Firms in Alaska – First Tier” metro rankings.   Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The firm of Manley & Brautigam, P.C. is included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 rankings for Alaska in four practice areas:  Tax Law, Trusts & Estates, Energy Law and Oil & Gas Law.  To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US.  Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

SUPER LAWYERS

Robert L. Manley and Peter B. Brautigam have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Super Lawyers 2014 List.  Bob and Peter have been included on this list since its inception in 2007. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

In the United States, Super Lawyers Magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.