For over three decades, Lisa has practiced in the fields of environmental law, antitrust law, land use litigation and commercial litigation.
In environmental matters, she represents businesses and landowners in litigation, permitting and compliance programs. Her experience in commercial litigation includes class actions, complex litigation, procurement hearings and administrative and civil land use proceedings. In competition laws, she represents businesses in the defense of civil litigation and criminal investigations.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Lisa was the editor of the Hawai‘i Environmental Law Handbook (3rd Edition), an important handbook designed to provide a guide to Hawaii’s environmental laws that affect the private sector, including businesses and real property owners.
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1978
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1975
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
State Courts of California
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Courts of California
American College of Environmental Lawyers, Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
Hawai‘i State, California State and American Bar Associations
AWARDS & HONORS
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2021
The Best Lawyers in America, 2021
The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year in Honolulu, 2012, 2016, 2018-2020
Chambers USA, 2020
Super Lawyers, 2020