Robert J. Misulich is an Anchorage attorney and a member of the firm's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group. Mr. Misulich regularly represents Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) as outside corporate counsel in a broad range of matters, including corporate governance, shareholder meetings, proxy solicitations, business transactions and compliance.
Mr. Misulich's current and recent engagements include:
- Advising ANCs with respect to all aspects of annual shareholder meetings, including the implementation and interpretation of election rules, compliance with the Alaska securities regulations, responding to allegedly false and misleading proxy solicitation campaigns by certain candidates and their supporters, and service as parliamentarian
- Providing guidance on the intricacies of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) Section 8(a) Business Development Program, including 8(a) applications, teaming agreements, joint ventures and mentor-protégé agreements
- Advising public entities with respect to contracting and procurement
- Successful representation of an Alaska civil construction company on differing site conditions claims
- Conducting internal investigations in labor and employment, and corporate compliance matters
- Service as in-house counsel to an Alaska Native regional corporation on a long-term secondment from the firm
In addition to his transactional practice, Mr. Misulich has represented Alaska companies and public entities in a broad range of litigation matters, from labor and employment to personal injury, property damage and inverse condemnation cases. Some of his recent accomplishments include successfully obtaining a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a trade secrets lawsuit, complete dismissal of a significant permanent injury/disability case, reversal of an erroneous fee award against public interest litigants, and the successful representation of an Alaska tribe in an Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) case.