Michael Jungreis has practiced law in Alaska since 1979. His practice is focused on natural resources, complex real property and commercial transactions, utility regulation, and commercial litigation.
Recent transactional work includes oil and gas acquisitions and financing in the North Slope and Cook Inlet production areas, mining property acquisitions and mineral property maintenance, and numerous commercial property acquisitions and sales. Michael has negotiated and documented a variety of business transactions, particularly in the areas of natural resources and commercial real estate. In the last few years Michael has represented a number of utilities and other clients in regulatory proceedings before the Regulatory Commissions of Alaska, including rate setting, utility acquisition, and other matters.
Michael’s litigation experience includes many facets of business and real estate issues. Recent disputes Michael has handled have been in the areas of construction, real property, oil and gas agreements and other contracts, and business dissolutions.
Michael is recognized as one of Alaska’s top lawyers in the current Chambers USA directory, which notes his work in energy and natural resources transfers and asset acquisitions, as well as utilities regulations.
He is also rated as a “Super Lawyer” in the areas of real estate and utilities.
With Susan Reeves of this office, Michael is a coauthor of “Utilization, Development and Conservation” of Natural Resources for the Maximum Benefit of Alaskans: Scrutinizing Alaska’s Permitting Regime for Large Mines, Alaska Law Review (June 2009).
Michael has worked with law firms around the world as Alaska local counsel and providing due diligence for financing or acquisitions in the nine figure range in energy and mining. He is a member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and a board member of the Resource Development Council for Alaska, the state’s major natural resources trade organization.
Michael’s undergraduate degree is in mathematics from the University of Chicago. He is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law.