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Brewster H. Jamieson

Shareholder | Anchorage | 907.264.3325 | jamiesonb@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Brewster represents a widely diverse clientele in matters involving numerous areas of law, including:

  • Business entities and individuals in commercial disputes
  • Insurance litigation, including coverage disputes and bad faith lawsuits
  • Oil producers, drilling contractors and oilfield support companies on a variety of disputes
  • Maritime litigation, including defense of vessel owners against personal injury, collision, administrative and pollution claims
  • Transportation litigation, including representation of railroads and trucking companies in tort and contract disputes
  • Product liability defense, including representation of manufacturers of heavy equipment, consumer products, medical devices and pharmaceuticals
  • ERISA litigation, including cases establishing ERISA plans, claims for benefits under ERISA plans, class action suits brought by ERISA plan members
  • Employment litigation, including defense of employers against wrongful termination, whistleblower, discrimination and defamation claims
  • Professional liability defense, including defense of physicians, dentists, attorneys, accountants, real estate licensees, engineers and other professionals against malpractice claims

Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has listed Brewster as a “Leading Lawyer,” saying “The sterling Brewster Jamieson litigates across a diverse range of fields and is particularly known for his expertise in maritime litigation,” and a Chambers’ source stated that Brewster “stands apart from a lot of the attorneys that I’ve worked with. He’s realistic, honest, extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his job.”

Brewster was selected by the Chief Judge for the District of Alaska to serve as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.

Professional Experience

  • Alaska Supreme Court, Law Clerk (1984-1985)

Admitted to Practice

  • Alaska
  • Washington

Academics

  • Willamette University (J.D., magna cum laude, 1984; B.S., 1980)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Insurance
  • Life, Health, Disability and ERISA
  • London Insurance
  • Native American Affairs
  • Petroleum Industry
  • Railroad and Mass Transportation
  • Transportation Client Team

TV/Radio Interviews

  • “To Stand a Fighting Chance, Anti-Medicaid Lawsuit Needs to Prove Irreparable Harm,” Interviewed by Alaska Public Radio Network (August 20, 2015)

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2011-Present)
  • Recommended by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial (2005-2017)
  • Named as an “Alaska Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers® magazine, General Litigation (2011-2016)
  • Named as an “Alaska Super Lawyer,” Law and Politics, General Litigation, Energy and Natural Resources, Transportation/Maritime (2007-2010)
  • AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Professional and Community Activities

  • Federal Bar Association
    • President, Alaska Chapter of Federal Bar Association (October 2014-October 2015)
  • Anchorage Transportation Commission
    • Chair (2011)
    • Commissioner (2009-2011)
  • Lawyer Representative, Ninth Circuit for the United States District Court for the District of Alaska
  • Law Clerk, Alaska Supreme Court (1984-1985)
  • The International Association of Defense Counsel
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Transportation Lawyers Association

Brewster H. Jamieson

Shareholder | Anchorage | 907.264.3325 | jamiesonb@lanepowell.com

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