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Litigation: General Commercial - Hawaii
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Claire Wong Black is a partner in Dentons’ Honolulu office. She serves as strategic, trial, and appellate counsel in a wide range of complex business disputes and has argued successfully before the Hawai`i Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to commercial matters, Claire maintains a civil rights practice focused on public interest impact litigation.
Claire is a member of the Firm's leadership team, serving on the Dentons US Board and Pro Bono Committee. She is a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and a recipient of the Hawai`i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice’s Voices for the People Award in recognition of her public interest advocacy on behalf of underserved populations.
Federal Bar Association (President, Hawai`i Chapter 2018-19); American Bar Foundation; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Asian American Bar Association of New York; National LGBT Bar Association; Hawaii Women Lawyers.
Fordham University School of Law, 2006, JD; Manhattan School of Music, 2002, BMus.