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Matthew K. Peterson - Anchorage, AK

711 H StreetSuite 320 Anchorage, AK 99501

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Updated: 10/23/2020

Anchorage Civil Litigation Lawyer


Mr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Law. His practice focuses on conducting mediations and arbitrations throughout Alaska on a wide variety of civil litigation cases. Prior to working as a neutral, he spent 30 years as a trial lawyer defending health care providers, other professionals and product manufacturers. He has tried many cases throughout Alaska in both federal and state courts...

About Matthew K. Peterson

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Aviation Claims
  • Business Disputes
  • Commercial and Construction Litigation
  • Hospital and Medical Staff Issues
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Legal Medical Professional Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Union/Employer wage, contract and collective bargaining

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Alaska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Anchorage Bar Association (Member)
  • Alaska Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Alaska Bar Association (Member, Committee on Fair and Impartial Courts)
  • Alaska Bar Association (Fee Arbitration Committee)
  • Alaska Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section)
  • United States Supreme Court Historical Society (State Chairman)
  • Defense Counsel of Alaska (Statewide Defense Attorney Organization), 1995 (Past member and President)
  • Defense Research Institute (National Defense And Trial Attorney Organization), 1990 - 1995 (Past Member and Alaska State Chair)


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1979
  • St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1975
    Honors: cum laude


Other Sources of Feedback About Matthew K. Peterson

Included on the 2023 Alaska list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Alaska Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Alaska Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Matthew K. Peterson on Super Lawyers


  • Martindale-Hubbell—AV Rating
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2005
  • 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)
  • Named as one of Alaska’s Super Lawyers — Alternative Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Defense: Products Liability
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • National Association of Distinguished Neutrals , 2015 - 2016

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Office Information


711 H StreetSuite 320 Anchorage, AK 99501


  • 907-272-9586

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