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Joe Teig

Senior Partner

1029 W. 3rd Avenue, Suite 550, Anchorage, AK 99501

Joe is a seasoned commercial litigator and trial lawyer who represents clients throughout Alaska and the Rocky Mountain West.

Clients turn to Joe for strategic representation when their business is at risk from internal or external threats. He has skillfully represented clients in the natural resource and tourism industries in trials and appeals for over 35 years, counseling clients through the entire life cycle of the dispute. When the stakes are high, Joe delivers sound judgement, proactive strategy tailored to the client’s needs, and a practical approach to litigation and trial.

Joe regularly represents companies engaged in both internal and regulatory investigations following catastrophic loss incidents. He counsels clients on incident response, evidence preservation, investigations, and regularly provides customized incident response training for employees at all levels of an organization.

Experience

Commercial Litigation

Joe has successfully litigated and tried cases before judges and juries in state and federal courts on a variety of matters including:

  • Catastrophic personal injury and deaths
  • Catastrophic property loss
  • Contract and other commercial disputes
Internal Investigations

Joe has proven experience guiding clients through the internal investigation process including:

  • Evidence preservation and root cause analysis
  • Regulatory safety compliance
  • Preservation of privilege and work product protections

News

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent® Rating
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2009-2022; Commercial Litigation, 2013-2022; Bet-the-Company Litigation, 2019-2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants – Anchorage, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Bet-the-Company Litigation – Anchorage, 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Commercial Litigation – Jackson, 2013
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial, 2019-2021
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2013-2022
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Top 100 Lawyers
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, PI General: Defense, 2012-2019
  • Alaska Super Lawyers®, PI General: Defense, 2020

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Member
  • Alaska Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Member
  • Wyoming State Bar, Chair, Bar Counsel Review and Oversight Committee, 2009-2015
  • Wyoming State Bar, Board of Professional Responsibility, 2003-2008; Chair, 2004-2008

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Member
  • Alaska Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Member
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Wyoming State Bar, Chair, Peer Review Panel, 2009-2015
  • Wyoming State Bar, Board of Professional Responsibility, 2003-2008; Chair, 2004-2008
  • American Bar Association, Member
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