Mr. Cook has extensive experience helping clients with matters involving state and federal contracting, construction, and general litigation. He has represented several Alaska general contractors and subcontractors. He has advocated for clients in cases before Alaska state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. He has also represented various project owners, including Alaska regional Native corporations and Village corporations. His construction practice has included matters such as bonding, insurance, contract formation, bid protests, claims, subcontractor disputes, lien enforcement, and termination.
In addition to construction law, Mr. Cook assists clients with more general contract formation and contract-related matters. He also has more than a decade of experience in Alaska litigation. Following a six-day trial in June 2016 regarding a failed business venture, a jury returned a verdict awarding Mr. Cook’s client more than $1.2 million.
Mr. Cook is originally from Anchorage. He worked for the Alaska State Legislature and as a clerk of the Alaska Superior Court before starting at Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot.