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Ilona Bessenyey, Managing Partner

Peter Van Tuyn, Managing Partner

Teresa Clemmer, Senior Attorney

Karen Schmidt, Associate Attorney

Awards and Honors

Bessenyey & Van Tuyn -- U.S. News & World Report Ranked among the Best Law Firms in Alaska in the areas of Litigation (Environmental Law), Environmental Law, and Natural Resource Law
Peter Van Tuyn 2007 to 2018 Super Lawyers Super Lawyer
Peter Van Tuyn 2014 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, Anchorage Litigation - Environmental
Peter Van Tuyn 2014 Best Lawyers Best Lawyer for the practice areas of: Environmental Law, Litigation (Environmental and Natural Resources Law)
Peter Van Tuyn 2006 The Wilderness Society Honoree: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Protection Efforts
Peter Van Tuyn 2003 Alaska Conservation Foundation Olaus Murie Award for Outstanding Professional Contributions
Peter Van Tuyn 2002 Northern Alaska Environmental Center Conservationist of the Year
Teresa Clemmer 1999 Georgetown Law James John McTigue Essay Award
Karen Schmidt 2012 Association of Corporate Counsel Law Student Ethics Award

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