Gerald C. Yoshida leads the firm’s Captive Insurance practice group, and specializes in the formation and representation of captive insurance companies and risk retention groups and other insurance regulatory matters in the State of Hawai‘i. He maintains an “AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell.
Gerald represents a majority of the captive insurance companies licensed in the State of Hawai‘i. He has been involved with captives in Hawai‘i since the State’s captive law first went into effect in 1987, and was instrumental in licensing the first captive in the State of Hawai‘i that year. He remains active in the formation and ongoing representation of captives and risk retention groups and has been a speaker on those subjects locally, nationally, and internationally.
His captive insurance and insurance regulatory experience includes matters relating to formation and ongoing operational issues, re-domestication, conversion, liquidation, coverage matters, policy drafting, reinsurance, reinsurance trusts, and corporate governance.
Gonzaga University, J.D., 1977
Gonzaga University, M.S., 1975
Pacific University, B.S., 1973
State Courts of Hawai‘i
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Hawai‘i Captive Insurance Council, Past Chairman of the Board, President and Director
National Risk Retention Association (Government Affairs Committee)
Hawai‘i State Bar Association
Hawai‘i Court Annexed Arbitration Program, Arbitrator
AWARDS & HONORS
Martindale Hubbell, AV
HCIC Excellence Award, 2016 Captive Insurance Companies Association, Distinguished Service Award, 2013
Captive Review Magazine, Top 5 of the Power 50, 2012