Anthony M. Sholty Attorney

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Mr. Sholty joined Faulkner Banfield in 1977 after serving as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Ketchikan.  His practice emphasizes litigation, including bad faith defense, products liability, medical and other professional malpractice defense and general insurance defense.  Mr. Sholty has appeared in federal and state courts throughout Alaska and in other jurisdictions.  The cases he has handled have involved a variety of issues, including, among others:


  • Multi-million dollar punitive damages and bad faith claims, including obtaining the reversal of a $16 million dollar punitive damages award
  • Airplane accident fatalities
  • Commercial real estate litigation involving multi-million dollar claims
  • Overseeing the handling of an insurance claim involving arson and multiple deaths
  • Closure of a seafood processing plant
  • Insurance coverage
  • Wrongful death


Mr. Sholty is a member of the American Bar Association (Litigation Section), the Alaska Bar Association and the Juneau Bar Association.  He has served on the Alaska Bar Association's Civil Pattern Jury Instruction, Bar History and Legal Educational Opportunities committees, and as a faculty member at the University of Alaska, Southeast.  Mr. Sholty currently serves on the Board of Directors of KTOO Public Broadcasting and JAMHI (Juneau Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Inc.). He has also served on the Juneau Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee and as a volunteer coach for youth basketball and soccer teams.


Aetna US Healthcare

Alaska National Insurance Company

Bartlett Memorial Hospital

City and Borough of Juneau



Mannington Mills


North Pacific Seafood Processors, Inc.

Past Employment

City of Ketchikan, Alaska, Assistant City Attorney, 1976-1977



J.D. 1976

University of California at Los Angeles School of Law


B.A. History 1972

Columbia University

New York, New York

8420 Airport Boulevard, Suite 101 • Juneau, Alaska 99801 • 907.586.2210 • FAX 907.586.8090