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Claman Joins Lane Powell’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group

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Matthew W. Claman has joined Lane Powell’s Anchorage office as Counsel to the Firm in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group, where he will focus his practice on trial and appellate matters. Claman is also experienced as both an arbitrator and mediator.

Prior to joining Lane Powell, Claman managed his own law firm, worked with Preston Gates & Ellis, worked for the Alaska Public Defender Agency, taught at the University of Alaska Anchorage and clerked for a federal district judge. Claman also serves as Assembly Member on the Anchorage Municipal Assembly and as President of the Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar Association.

Claman received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Texas Law School and his B.A. from Colorado College.