Blake Quackenbush earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University in 2008 and a J.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. During law school, Mr. Quackenbush participated in moot court, where he competed successfully in New York City. He also participated in law review, and even authored his own law journal article.
Prior to his work in Alaska, Mr. Quackenbush assisted in high profile bankruptcy and contract cases in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nancy B. Rapoport, former law school Dean and Professor of Law, chose Mr. Quackenbush to assist her as she served as fee examiner in a complex, multi-billion dollar, chapter 11, bankruptcy case. Mr. Quackenbush was also selected by the Honorable Bruce A. Markell to serve in chambers for the Federal Bankruptcy Court.
Mr. Quackenbush launched his work in Alaska at the Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Unit, and later worked for the prestigious law firm of Walker & Eakes. He then worked in the private sector, serving as corporate counsel for 26 corporations, LLCs, and subsidiaries.