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Admitted to Practice

  • Alaska, 2015
  • Washington, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2017

Anne Marie Tavella

TavellaAnne Marie
Anne Marie Tavella focuses her practice on general commercial litigation and government contracts law and counseling. She has significant experience preparing and litigating claims, including construction-related claims, against state, local, and federal agencies. Anne Marie advises clients, including Alaska Native corporations, on a broad range of government contracting matters. Anne Marie's experience includes federal bid protests, litigation under the Contract Disputes Act, 8(a) and small business counseling, and compliance with federal regulations. She also has experience in transactional law and has represented companies in mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.

Representative Experience

Mary’s Igloo Native Corporation

Provided client with general guidance on corporate requirements and negotiated agreements on behalf of the corporation. (Ongoing)

Orca Bay Seafoods, Inc. v. Alaska Sea Pack, Inc.

Participated in settlement of claims with plaintiff and third-party defendant in a case involving claims made under the Uniform Commercial Code and breach of contract issues. (King Cnty. (Wash.) Super. Ct. Ongoing)

Alaska Interstate Construction

Successful settlement of claim against Alaska Department of Transportation in project claims. (2016)

Consolidated Contracting Engineering, LLC / Fairbanks Airport bid protest

Successful protest of award to the Alaska Department of Transportation. (2016)

Heilala v. Industrial Roofing

Settled a claim for our client involving unfair trade practice allegations and deficient construction claim by home owner against contractor. (Alaska Super. 2016)

Olympic Cascade Services bid protest

Participated in representing client in a bid protest matter against the Washington Department of Transportation. (Thurston Cnty. (Wash.) Super. Ct. 2016)

Additional Qualifications

  • Associate, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Anchorage, Alaska, 2014-2015
  • Associate, Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP, Seattle, 2013-2014
  • Associate, Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, Seattle, 2008-2013
  • Summer Associate, Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, Seattle, 2006 and 2007

Professional & Community Activities

  • Volunteer, Alaska Legal Services Corp.

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to "Alaska Rising Stars," Thomson Reuters, 2017
  • Selected to "Washington Rising Stars," Thomson Reuters, 2014