Chairs Carlsmith's Business, Corporate & Finance Practice Group. Concentrates on energy law—including renewable energy/clean technology, energy project development/finance; business structuring/operations; business acquisitions, sales and mergers; securities law; start-up company/venture capital financing; administrative and public utilities law; antitrust and trade regulation law; federal and state legislative and administrative matters; and international legal matters.
Rejoined Carlsmith Ball in 2003 after serving as General Counsel of the Asian Development Bank.
Hawaii State, American and Inter-Pacific Bar Associations; American Society of International Law.
J.D., Yale Law School; B.A., summa cum laude, Princeton University.
2015 and 2018 Lawyer of the Year - Honolulu - Energy Law, The Best Lawyers in America; 2012 Lawyer of the Year - Honolulu - Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), The Best Lawyers in America.