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Admitted to Practice

  • Alaska, 2010
  • California, 2014

Garrett Parks

Garett; Garret ParkGarett; Garret ParksGarrett Park
Associate
T415.276.6547
F415.276.6599

Garrett Parks is a litigator whose practice focuses on civil litigation defense, with an emphasis on commercial disputes, employment, and regulatory matters. He handles matters at all stages of litigation, including fact investigation and discovery, preparing pleadings and motions, taking and defending depositions, and drafting agreements and legal memoranda. Garrett is also an experienced mediator and has written and presented on a number of different topics.

Representative Experience

Litigation for national bank

Represent plaintiff bank in breach of contract action to enforce express terms of parties' agreement. (Ongoing)

Representation of Qualis Health

Represent Qualis Health's medical professionals who testify in administrative appeals relating to Medicaid waiver services decisions. (Ongoing)

Administrative appeal for wireless services provider

Represented national wireless services provider in administrative appeal of local government denial of nonconforming land use application. Successfully obtained reversal of decision on appeal, permitting provider to proceed under its application. (2013)

Corporate defense for national bank

Successfully defended national bank in breach of contract action brought by multiple plaintiffs. Secured dismissal of plaintiffs' first complaint and subsequently settled all claims on terms favorable to client. (2011-2012)

Joe Miller v. Fairbanks North Star Borough

Second chaired representing the Fairbanks North Star Borough in litigation filed by failed 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller alleging privacy infringement and related claims for alleged disclosure of his personnel file to the media. Successfully defended the case, with claims alleging damages exceeding $200,000 being settled for $5,000 and an offer of judgment disclaiming fault. (2012)

Kuzniecow v. Blue ACE d/b/a Blue North Fisheries

Successfully defended employment discrimination complaint alleging age discrimination, securing dismissal of complaint. (Alaska St. Comm. For Human Rights Admin. Proceeding 2012)

MV Sales and Leasing v. Forsythe Transportation

Assisted in successfully defending against multi-million dollar replevin action in commercial litigation, securing order after hearing denying relief and settling case on favorable terms for client. (Alaska Super. Ct. 2011)

Corporate matters for Crowley Petroleum Distribution, Inc

Regular representation of Crowley Petroleum Distribution, Inc., a major bulk fuel supplier, in numerous commercial collection actions. (2012)

Additional Qualifications

  • Summer Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine, Anchorage, 2009
  • Mediator, New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Affairs Division, Newark, N.J., 2009
  • Intern, Casey & Barnett, LLC, New York, N.Y., 2008-2009
  • Summer Clerk, Hon. William Walls, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, Newark, N.J., 2008

Professional & Community Activities

  • Alaska Chapter President, University of Washington Alumni Association
  • Alaska Bar Association, 2010-present
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, 2009-present
  • Founding Member, Young Mediators Initiative, International Mediation Institute, 2010-present

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