Honolulu, Hawaii (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011
Roeca Luria Hiraoka LLP is pleased to announce that former partner, David M. Louie, was appointed Attorney General of the state of Hawaii by Governor Neil Abercrombie.
Previously a name partner at Roeca Louie & Hiraoka, Mr. Louie is a trial lawyer and has been in practice for the past 33 years. His areas of practice include personal injury defense, construction defect litigation and commercial litigation. While at Roeca Louie & Hiraoka, Mr. Louie was selected for inclusion in the 2011 Best Lawyers in America and was named a Hawaii Super Lawyer from 2008 to the present. Mr. Louie attended Occidental College (A.B. 1973 cum laude) and Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California 1977).
“I couldn’t be happier that Mr. Louie’s accepted this critical position of State Attorney General,” said Governor Abercrombie. “He is well versed in many areas of law and will be a tireless advocate for the interests of the people of Hawaii. He is the kind of person we need on our team as we address the challenges facing our communities.”
In addition to his involvement at the firm, Mr. Louie served as the President, Vice-President and Director of the Hawaii State Bar Association (1995-2001), a Lawyer Representative for the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (2005-2008), and the Northwest Regional Governor for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (2008-2010). He is the current Vice Chair of the Hawaii Supreme Court Special Committee on Judicial Performance (1999-Present) and was Chairman of the State of Hawaii Aloha Tower Development Corporation (1999-2005). He attended Occidental College (A.B. 1973 cum laude) and Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California 1977). Mr. Louie is a frequent lecturer for numerous continuing legal education seminars.
About Roeca Luria Hiraoka LLP:
Formerly named Roeca Louie & Hiraoka, Roeca Luria Hiraoka LLP(RLH) is one of Hawaii’s premier civil trial law firms, providing a wealth of trial and litigation management experience to its clients. The firm concentrates its practice in civil litigation, including: personal injury matters, construction defect litigation, product liability, medical, legal and other professional malpractice, toxic torts, insurance coverage disputes, employment law, commercial litigation, contract disputes, aviation law, premises liability, prison litigation, directors and officers liability, and other areas. Roeca Luria Hiraoka has handled cases for and continue to represent many insurance companies, insurance agencies and brokers, self insured companies, product manufacturers, construction companies, doctors, lawyers, architects, engineers, hotels, retail businesses and individuals.
The attorneys of RLH are highly experienced in trial work and litigation, and know how to persuasively present a case to a jury, judge or arbitrator. RLH attorneys are highly rated and have distinguished themselves in their fields. The firm and its attorneys are listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys, Best Lawyers in America, Hawaii Super Lawyers and Outstanding Lawyers of America. RLH partners all have the highest AV ratings with Martindale-Hubbell. RLH attorneys are active members of nationally recognized organizations, such as the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute and the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.
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