Lani helps clients navigate through complex commercial financing, particularly, real estate secured lending.
She represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of financial transactions including term loans, revolving lines of credit, construction loans, asset based financing, loan participations and workouts. Lani also has experience in general real estate matters, including acquisitions, leases and sales of commercial properties.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Lani currently chairs Hawaii’s Commission to Promote Uniform Legislation, which represents the State of Hawai‘i in the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL), the organization that drafted the Uniform Commercial Code and more than 200 other uniform acts in various fields of law for enactments by state legislatures throughout the U.S.
University of California at Berkeley, J.D., 1975
University of Hawai‘i, B.A. (Highest Honors), 1972
State Courts of California
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i
Hawai‘i State and California Bar Associations
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
AWARDS & HONORS
The Best Lawyers in America, 2021
The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year Banking and Finance Law in Honolulu, 2016
Chambers USA, 2020
Super Lawyers, 2020