HI AG Joins Law Firm
Following his unsuccessful run for Congress this year, Doug Chin has joined the law firm of Starn, O'Toole, Marcus and Fisher. The former Attorney General of Hawaii will be a Director focusing on commercial litigation and government relations. Chin had led Hawai'i's fight against the Trump administration's travel ban. Under Chin, the state office took positions against more than 20 of the administration's policies, filing lawsuits, legal briefs in support of other states' lawsuits, and letters to the president or federal lawmakers. Chin ran for outgoing Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa’s seat, who also lost her bid for Governor of Hawai'i to the Dem incumbent David Ige. Democrat Ed Case later won the House seat. The 52-year-old Stanford graduate who completed law school at the University of Hawai'i. “My experience as attorney general, lieutenant governor, prosecutor and city managing director will help me to find solutions for my clients in Hawaii's changing economy," Chin said in a statement. More here.