Manley & Brautigam’s business and tax attorneys deliver expert legal advice and support to our clients. We constantly expand and adapt our focused areas of practice in order to meet our wide variety of clients’ ever-changing goals and desires. Manley & Brautigam seeks to provide the highest caliber of work for both Alaskans and their businesses. From simple wills to complex trusts and sole proprietors to large corporations, our attorneys can meet your legal needs.
Manley & Brautigam is proud to offer legal services in the following practice areas:
Business Entities, Business Planning, and Mergers & Acquisitions | Estate and Trust Planning | Probate and Trust Administration | Tax Planning and Controversies | Employment Law | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Real Estate | Medical & Health Care Practices and Providers | Oil & Gas, and Other Natural Resources | Non-Profits, Private Foundations, and 501(c)(3) Entities | Tax Exempt Entities
Business Entities, Business Planning, and Mergers & AcquisitionsManley & Brautigam is a full service business formation and planning firm, offering a wide range of business advice and legal services to clients throughout Alaska.
Business Succession Planning
Corporate and Shareholder Meetings
Corporations (including C-corporations and S-corporations), LLCs and Partnerships (including Family LLCs and Partnerships) and Joint Ventures
Formation of All Business Entities
Mergers & Acquisitions
Non-profit and Tax-exempt Entities
Purchase & Sale Agreements
Stock or Membership Interest Redemptions
Estate & Trust PlanningThe attorneys at Manley & Brautigam will guide you in creating and updating your estate plan, using tailored strategies to pass on your wealth, minimizing complexities and applicable taxes.
Asset Protection Planning and Trusts
Business Succession Planning
Charitable Gift and Trust Planning
Community Property Agreements and Trusts
Guardianships & Conservatorships
Living Wills and Health Care Directives
Pre- and Postnuptial Agreements
Powers of Attorney - Financial
Probate and Trust Administration
Revocable Living Trusts
Third-party Medicaid Planning
Wills and Trusts
Probate & Trust AdministrationManley and Brautigam assists Personal Representatives and Trustees with carrying out their fiduciary duties in all phases of probate and trust administration of both revocable and irrevocable trusts.
Affidavit of Collection (non-probate procedure)
Affidavit of Heirship Administration
Ancillary Probate Administrations
Federal Estate Tax Return – Form 706
Guardianship and Conservatorships
Income Tax Basis Planning
Post-death Administration of Revocable Trusts
Trust Modifications and Decantings
Tax Planning & ControversiesManley & Brautigam advises businesses, individuals, and estates regarding Federal, State and Local taxation, and will litigate when necessary.
Alaska Oil & Gas Taxes (Corporate Net Income, Property, Production, Tax Credits)
Federal Oil & Gas Income Tax Planning
Estate, Gift, GST, and Income Taxes
Transactional Tax Planning
IRS Audit and Appeals Representation
Federal, State and Local Tax Litigation
Employment and Excise Taxes
Employment LawManley & Brautigam’s attorneys guide employers through the legal landscape of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations.
ADA, FMLA, EEO and other Regulatory Compliance
Confidentiality and Non-Competition Agreements
Employee Handbooks and Policy Manuals
Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Arrangements and Rabbi Trusts
Alternative Dispute ResolutionManley & Brautigam guides and assists in the resolution process, whether that be through mediation or the more formal arbitration process.
Private, informal, dispute resolution by agreement of adverse parties
Private, informal, decision-based, dispute resolution for adverse parties
Real EstateManley and Brautigam stands ready to prepare and review documents relating to all facets of real estate for our clients.
Purchase and Sale Agreements
Rights of First Refusal
Deeds and Deeds of Trust
Easements, including Conservation Easements
IRC §1031 Exchanges
Medical & Health Care Practices & ProvidersManley & Brautigam works with many physicians, medical practices and providers in the health care industry.
Stark, Anti-Kickback, HIPAA guidance
Provider Group Agreements
Provider Employment Agreements
Preferred Provider – Insurer Agreements.
Oil & Gas, and Other Natural ResourcesManley & Brautigam represents entities involved in oil, gas and other natural resource production throughout the state of Alaska.
Oil & Gas Development
Oil & Gas Leasing
Support Services Contracting
Non-Profits, Private Foundations, and 501(c)(3) EntitiesManley & Brautigam assists non-profits, charities, and foundations through understanding the applicable Federal, State and Local laws.
Non-Profit Corporation Formation
Exempt Status Application with IRS
Formation of 501(c)(3), (c)(4) and (c)(6)
Non-Profit Property Tax Exemptions
Tax Exempt EntitiesManley & Brautigam advises and assists tax exempt organizations with our understanding of Local, State and Federal regulations.
General Counseling and Operations Tax Advise
Reorganizations, Conversions, Joint Ventures and Special Structures
State and Local Taxation
Charitable Contributions, Fundraising and Solicitation Regulations
Audits, Examinations, Litigation and Internal Investigations
Executive Compensation and Directors Fees
Investment and Deployment of Endowments