Patty’s practice focuses on civil litigation.
She brings extensive experience representing corporate defendants in matters involving business and commercial litigation, Internet and e-commerce, class actions, premises liability, products liability, personal injury, insurance and contract disputes.
Patty facilitates the firm’s monthly Litigation Roundtables to discuss appellate case updates, court rules, practice pointers and evidentiary issues.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Patty appreciates Hawaii’s outdoor environments and enjoys swimming, surfing, hiking and cycling.
University of Maryland, J.D., 1982
University of Maryland, B.S., 1978
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
State Courts of Hawai‘i
State Courts of Maryland
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Maryland
Hawai‘i State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, lawyer representative, 2009-2011
U.S. District Court Judicial Conference, lawyer delegate, 2003-2006; 2008-2011
Hawai‘i Office of Disciplinary Counsel, Hearing Committee Member, 1989-2011
Hawai‘i Bar Journal, Board of Editors, 1985-1990
AWARDS & HONORS
The Best Lawyers in America, 2019
Chambers USA, 2019
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2017