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Admitted to Practice

  • Washington, 1983
  • Alaska, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

Robert K. Stewart

Bob Stewart has lived and practiced in Anchorage since 1985. He has extensive experience in employment and labor matters, public procurement, construction, and general litigation.

Bob is ranked by both Chambers USA and Best Lawyers as one of the best labor and employment lawyers in Alaska.

Bob's clients include: Chugach Electric, Doyon, Evergreen Helicopters of Alaska, Iditarod Trail Committee, and Providence Health Services.

Labor & employment counseling and litigation
Bob provides clients with experienced counsel and defense in a variety of employment-related matters, including federal and state wage and hour and discrimination laws, prevailing wage statutes, OSHA, wrongful termination, defamation, employment contracts, protection of employer intellectual property non-competes, non-solicitation, and confidentiality, all aspects of federal and state labor law and other employment laws. He is a frequent speaker on labor, employment, and OSHA topics. Examples of Bob’s representative experience in employment/labor matters can be found here.

Public procurement
Bob represents clients in the area of public and private procurement matters. The primary focus of this area of his practice is the representation of proposers in filing (prosecuting) or intervening (defending) bid protests. His experience ranges from local procurements, state acquisitions (principally in Western states) through numerous federal bid and proposal matters. Examples of Bob’s representative experience can be found here.

Bob represents various types of clients in the several areas of construction law including owners, such as Chugach Electric Association and Anchorage Hospitality LLC; general contractors, such as A & A Construction; subcontractors, such as Industrial Roofing, Inc.; and material suppliers, such as Haakon Industries, Ltd. and Familian North West, Inc. Examples of Bob’s representative experience with construction law matters can be found here.

Representative Experience

Mechanical Specialists, Inc. v. Control Contractors, Inc.

Represented CCI in defense and settlement of action focused upon whether the design of control systems was defective or whether CCI failed to properly execute the design. 3PA-13-1380 CI (Alaska Sup. Crt. 2014)

Additional Qualifications

  • Former Chair, Pro Bono Committee, Davis Wright Tremaine

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Chair, Pro Bono and Public Service Committee, Alaska Bar Association, 2011-present; 2005-2009
  • Founding Board Member, Alaska Immigration Justice Project, 2005-present
  • Board of Directors, Anchorage Project Access, 2007-present; Chair, Resources Development Committee, 2008-2012

Professional Recognition

  • Received the "Willard J. Wright Award for Outstanding Civic Activity," Davis Wright Tremaine, 2016
  • Named one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Labor & Employment (Alaska) by Chambers USA, 2005-2017
  • Named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in Labor and Employment Law by Best Lawyers, 2011-present
  • Selected to "Alaska Super Lawyers" in Employment & Labor, Government Contracts and General Litigation, Thomson Reuters, 2009-2017
  • Selected to "Top 10 Alaska Super Lawyers," Thomson Reuters, 2016
  • Golden Heart Award, American Bar Association (Alaska), 2008
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