Educated at Oxford University and the University of Michigan, Chris Gronning joined BGB in 1983 and is known for his attention to detail and thoroughness.

An effective troubleshooter, Chris represents clients not only in litigation matters but in commercial transactions as well. He has broad experience in representing clients before state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, with substantial experience litigating insurance coverage issues in commercial and business policies, real estate and easement issues, and contract and lease disputes.

BGB’s managing shareholder, Chris was born in Anchorage, Alaska.

Education and Admissions

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1983
Oxford University, Pembroke College, Master’s Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 1979
Franklin College, B.A. 1977
Chris Gronning was admitted to practice in the State of Alaska in 1983, the United States District Court for the District of Alaska and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska in 1984, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 1985.

Areas of Practice

Chris Gronning’s practice primarily focusses on business, commercial, and real estate litigation. He advises clients in the following areas:
Bid Protests
Business Formation & Governance
Contract Negotiation
Commercial & Business Litigation
Commercial Transactions
Corporate Law
Employment Law
General Civil Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Landlord/Tenant Law
Native Law
Partnership Law & Litigation
Real Estate Law & Litigation
Trial Practice

Areas of Practice Cox v. Cooper, No. 426 P.3d 1032 (Alaska 2018)
Windel v. Carnahan, No. 379 P.3d 971 (Alaska 2016)
Moffitt v. Moffitt, No.6936 S-14495 341 P.3d1102 (Alaska 2014)
Windel v. Carnahan, 305 P.3d 264 (Alaska 2013) Gottstein v. Kraft, 274 P.3d 469 (Alaska 2012)
McLaughlin v. Lougee, 137 P.3d 267 (Alaska 2006)

Chris can be reached at
O: (907) 276-1711 ext. 202
D: (907) 992-2006