Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs



Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


Suite 2700 American Savings Bank Tower, 1001 Bishop Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Established: 1985

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Subrogation
  • Real Estate
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Contracts


Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • Safeway, Inc.

Personnel Information

Partners


Kevin S. W. Chee

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • California, 1977
  • Hawaii, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1978
Memberships:
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • The State Bar of California
  • Hawaii Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Dartmouth College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1974
  • University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1977
Fraternity Information:
Phi Beta Kappa

Born: 1952


Gregory K. Markham

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • Hawaii, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Biographical Details:

Best Lawyers in America; Hawaii Super Lawyer; Martindale-Hubbell® AV Rated; Former President, Hawaii Justice Foundation; Former President of the Hawaii State Bar Association; Chair, Bar Grading Committee

Memberships:
  • American and Hawaii State (President-Elect) Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Colorado, B.A. (cum laude), 1979
  • University of Colorado Law School, J.D., 1983

Born: 1957


Keith K. Kato

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • Hawaii, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 1990
Education:
  • Washington University, B.A., 1987
  • Washington University, J.D., 1990

Born: 1965


Daniel T. Kim

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • Hawaii, 1987
  • District of Columbia, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
Education:
  • Washington University, A.B. (Dean's List), 1984
  • William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D., 1987
Law Review:
Articles Editor, University of Hawaii Law Review
Honors:
Moot Court Board

Born: 1962


Associates


Sean P. Fitzsimmons

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • Hawaii, 2017
Memberships:
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, B.A. English, 2007
  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 2013

Born: 1983


Tara A. Buckley

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • Hawaii, 2020
Memberships:
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, B.A., 2005
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, M.A., 2007
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D., 2018

Anthony L. Wong

Honolulu, HI

Admitted
  • Hawaii, 1993
  • California
Education:
  • University of California Davis School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • Cherise Braxton-Brooks

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