Biography

Rebecca A. Patterson joined the firm’s Anchorage office in 2013 and became a Partner in 2017.  Ms. Patterson works in all areas of the firm’s practice.  Before joining the firm, Ms. Patterson clerked for Chief Justice Walter L. Carpeneti (Ret.) of the Alaska Supreme Court and Judge Sharon L. Gleason of the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska.

Ms. Patterson graduated from Harvard Law School in 2011, where she served as Assistant Managing Editor for the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review and was deeply involved in several public interest programs that assisted criminal defendants.  Before law school, Ms. Patterson worked on immigration issues at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago. Ms. Patterson received her B.A. summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 2007.  

Judicial Clerkships

  • Chief Justice Walter L. Carpeneti (Ret.) - Alaska Supreme Court 
  • Judge Sharon L. Gleason - U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., 2011

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., summa cum laude, 2007

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Illinois, 2011
  • Alaska, 2013