Lisa A. Bail

Lisa A. Bail
Partner

Lisa concentrates her practice in environmental law, land use litigation and commercial litigation.

Her experience includes trials, administrative hearings and appellate work in areas of environmental law, personal injury, contracts and products liability. She is knowledgeable in all phases of litigation practice, from pleading and discovery through injunction, summary judgment, trial, mandamus and appeal.

OUTSIDE THE OFFICE

Lisa devotes her time to volunteering for causes like urban forestry and judicial independence. Currently, she is an officer and director of Smart Trees Pacific, supporting their urban forestry projects, and she serves both as the Hawai‘i Delegate to the American Bar Association and on the board of the American Judicature Society, an independent, nonpartisan, membership organization, working nationally to protect the integrity of the American justice system.

Her devotion to trees also branches into familial territories, as Lisa enjoys researching her family’s genealogy.

EDUCATION

Boston University, J.D., (cum laude), 1993
Boston University, B.A., (magna cum laude), 1990

ADMISSIONS

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i

AFFILIATIONS

Hawai‘i State Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Judicature Society, Director
Smart Trees Pacific, Officer and Director

AWARDS & HONORS

Best Lawyers, 2018
Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year Litigation - Environmental in Honolulu, 2018
Chambers USA, 2017
Super Lawyers, 2017