Max D. Garner

Mr. Garner’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, including construction, government contract, products liability and personal injury claims. Mr. Garner also represents selected clients in criminal defense matters. Mr. Garner has conducted numerous jury and bench trials throughout Alaska, as well as administrative hearings and construction industry arbitrations. He served as an assistant district attorney for more than seven years before joining the firm in 1999.


University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1990)
Fort Lewis College (B.S., 1987)

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska

Awards and Honors

Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers in 2015 to 2017 in the area of construction litigation
Faculty Award for graduating first in class, University of Denver College of Law
University of Denver Law Review
American Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, and Property

Professional and Community Activities

Alaska Bar Association
Alaska Bar Association, Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection Committee
Alaska Children’s Services board of directors

Representative Matters and Selected Clients

AVCP Regional Housing Authority
AmerescoSolutions, Inc.
Alaska Interstate Construction LLC
GEO Group

Other Professional Experience

Palmer District Attorney’s Office
Kotzebue District Attorney’s Office
Bradbury, Bliss & Riordan