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Education: Harvard Law School, JD, 1978
University of Oregon, BS. Finance 1974
Admitted: United States Supreme Court
Alaska State Courts
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
US District Court Alaska
US District Court Eastern District Wisconsin
|James B. (Jim) Gottstein, Esq., is a
1978 graduate of Harvard Law School, and founded the Law Offices of
James B. Gottstein in 1985. Mr. Gottstein has over 40 years experience
representing clients in a wide-range of business matters, real estate, public land law, and
health law. Clients have included individuals, corporations and
other types of business entities, Alaska Native corporations,
non-profits, and an Alaska Native tribal government.
Mr. Gottstein is mostly retired now, spending most of his time in Hawaii. Subject to the constraints inherent in not being in Alaska most of the time, Mr. Gottstein may represent clients for select civil litigation, appeals, and federal whistleblower cases involving fraud against the federal government. Mr. Gottstein will also consider representation in other types of matters.
Mr. Gottstein has been involved in cases with big impacts, such as the Mental Health Trust Lands Litigation, resulting in the reconstitution of the 1 million acre trust and creation of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, as well as subpoenaing and releasing the Zyprexa Papers detailing the great harm caused by this drug that had been kept secret by its manufacturer, Eli Lilly, as well as its illegal marketing of Zyprexa for use in children and the elderly. In 2020 Mr. Gottstein published The Zyprexa Papers detailing the legal battle that ensued with Eli Lilly and his representation of Bill Bigley for whom he subpoenaed the documents.
Mr. Gottstein's appellate work has been focused on mental health related cases. Appellate decisions include:
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