News, Events & Awards

News, Events & Awards

See how our attorneys are shaping the legal landscape through commentary on important client issues, professional development seminars, and national and local designations.

Carlsmith Ball Lawyers Recognized In The Best Lawyers In America 2017

Carlsmith Ball is pleased to announce that 24 attorneys from its Hawaii offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

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Market Manipulation Stifled On State Level

This article examines the Supreme Court ruling of Merrill Lynch et al. v. Manning and its implications for future securities-related lawsuits in Hawaii.

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Hawaii Super Lawyers 2016

Nine Carlsmith Ball attorneys have been named to the 2016 Hawaii Super Lawyers List by Super Lawyers ®.

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Carlsmith Ball Attorneys Improve Rankings Among Top Lawyers In Chambers USA 2016

The firm upheld its practice area rankings in five categories, while 14 attorneys were honored as individuals on the Chambers USA 2016 list.

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Trends In Federal Prosecutions On Discriminatory Lending

This article examines federal laws governing discriminatory lending, and sheds light on trends in recent prosecutions. 

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Nancy Zhao Joins Carlsmith Ball's Maui Office

Nancy H. Zhao has joined the firm as an associate attorney, resident in its Maui office and a member of its Corporate & Business; Real Estate, Land Use & Hospitality; and Renewable Energy & Clean Technology Practice Groups. 

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Benchmark Litigation

Partners John “Pete” Manaut and Michael M. Purpura were recognized by Benchmark Litigation, a legal publication that focuses exclusively on litigation in the U.S.

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Carlsmith Attorney In National Law Journal For Amicus Brief In Supreme Court Case

Michael Purpura, partner at Honolulu-based law firm Carlsmith Ball, was referenced in the National Law Journal for authoring a brief in support of affirmative action admissions policies in the high-profile Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.

Chambers USA Ranks Carlsmith Ball Among Top Law Firms For 2014

Carlsmith was once again ranked in the top bands for all five practice areas and fourteen firm attorneys were singled out for recognition this year. 

Carlsmith Ball Adds Of Counsel Attorney David M. Ross In Los Angeles

Mr. Ross has extensive experience litigating complex commercial disputes, with his practice focused on contract disputes, commercial fraud, and professional liability.