Peter B. Brautigam, Robert L. Manley, 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 2017 Edition.

Peter Brautigam was named as Anchorage “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates and Tax Law. 

Robert Manley – Litigation-Trusts & Estates, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates.

Charles Schuetze – Tax Law.

Steve Mahoney was named as Anchorage “Lawyer of the Year” in Oil and Gas Law.  He is also included in the practice areas of Energy Law, Tax Law, Litigation & Controversy-Tax Law, Natural Resources Law and Non-Profit/Charities Law.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and they have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, 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.”

Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Alaska

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has released the 2017 “Best Law Firms in Alaska – First Tier” metro rankings. Firms included in the 2017 “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. has again been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in four practice areas: Tax Law, Trusts & Estates, Energy Law and Oil & Gas Law in 2017. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top four 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.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counselmagazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”