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Anchorage lawyer William 'Bill' Evans

William J. Evans
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William J. Evans

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Bill's practice focuses largely on labor and employment law. He has an extensive litigation practice representing employers in a wide variety of employment-based matters including wrongful discharge, discrimination and harassment, wage and hour and breach of contract claims. Bill also has extensive experience in all aspects of traditional labor law representing management in organizing campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice charges and labor arbitrations. Representative clients include Horizon Lines, LLC, Target, Inc., Holiday Companies, NovaGold Resources, Inc., Arctic Slope Regional Corp., Arctic Slope Energy Corp., General Communications, Inc., and Federal Express Corp. In addition to his labor and employment practice Bill also has significant experience in general commercial litigation, construction law and school law.


  • Cleveland State University, B.A., cum laude in History and Political Science, 1988
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1992


  • Alaska; United States District Court for the District of Alaska; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Awards, Experience and Activities

  • Best Lawyers in America, Employment, 2006 until present
  • Member Anchorage Employment Relations Board, 2008 until present
  • Former Chair Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
  • Member Anchorage Assembly representing South Anchorage and Turnagin Arm 2014-2017