David W. Márquez

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David W. Márquez (born 1946 in Janesville, Wisconsin) is an American lawyer and politician, and the former attorney general of the state of Alaska. He is currently Senior VP and COO of NANA Development Corporation (NDC) an Alaska native corporation, owned by the Iñupiaq people of northwest Alaska.[1]

Márquez graduated from Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin Law School, and was admitted to the Alaska bar in 1973.

After a career working in the oil industry, including jobs doing land title work for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, as general counsel for the pipeline operator Alyeska Pipeline Service Company[2] and later ARCO, Márquez moved into politics, serving as Chief Assistant Attorney General, Legislative and Regulations Section in the Alaska Department of Law and as the Acting Deputy Attorney General, Civil Division.

On March 31, 2005, Governor Frank Murkowski appointed Márquez as Attorney General for the State of Alaska.[3] He served as Attorney General until Sarah Palin took office as the new governor of Alaska on December 4, 2006.


  1. ^ NANA Development Corporation David W. Márquez bio
  2. ^ Wisconsin lawyer: official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin Volume 64 State Bar of Wisconsin - 1991 "David W. Marquez, UW 1973, recently became general counsel of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, which operates and maintains the 800-mile long Trans Alaska ..."
  3. ^ Alaska Permanent Fund corporation Website
Political offices
Preceded by
Gregg D. Renkes
Attorney General of Alaska
Succeeded by
Talis J. Colberg