Paul S. Wilcox

Paul S. Wilcox

Anchorage, Alaska

Paul S. Wilcox is one of the most experienced labor and employment lawyers in Alaska. He has practiced in Anchorage since 1976 and represented clients all over the state, including major corporations, medium and small business, executives, human resource directors, employees and labor organizations. Over the last decade his practice has expanded into estate planning and probate, wills, trusts and adoptions; these areas now represent a significant portion of his practice.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment
  • Probate and Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1979


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1975
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 1970
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "EEOC Guides Employers Through the Minefield of Harassment", Alaska Journal of Commerce
  • "Employee Handbook Checkups", Alaska Journal of Commerce
  • "Ruling Extends Some Union Protection to Nonunion Workers", Alaska Journal of Commerce
  • "Well-Written Employee Handbook Must Be Specific To Company", Alaska Journal of Commerce


  • "The History of Collective Bargaining" and "Protective Labor Legislation", Adjunct Professor, Alaska Pacific University
  • "Alaska Labor and Employment Law", National Business Institute, Inc.
  • "Defending Wrongful Discharge Claims Under Alaska Law", National Business Institute
  • The Education Advisor, "Employee Handbook May Constitute an Enforceable Contract"
  • "Employment Law: Anatomy of A Wrongful Discharge Case", Alaska Bar Association
  • "Employment Law Issues Facing Non-Profits", Alaska Association of Non-Profit Organizations
  • "Employment Law Update", Alaska Broadcasters Association Convention
  • "How to Avoid Wrongful Discharge Claims" , Alaska Hospitality & Food Service Expo
  • "Preventing Sexual Harassment"
  • "Wrongful Discharge Update", Alaska Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alaska Bar Association, Employment Law Section
  • Alaska Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, President, Anchorage Community Theatre
  • Board of Directors, Anchorage Parks and Recreation Commission Boys & Girls Club
  • Board of Directors, Treasurer, Commonwealth North
  • Board of Directors, President, Sonrise Christian School
  • Faith Christian Community