Matthew W. Tsujimura
Associate

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 Areas of Practice:

Education:

  • William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D. 2016
  • Occidental College, B.A. 2011
  • Tokyo International University, Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan, 2010
  • Loyola Marymount University, 2007-2008

Matthew W. Tsujimura
Associate

Matt concentrates his practice in the area of government affairs. His work includes representing clients before the Hawaii State Capitol, the Honolulu City Council and state and county government agencies.

Prior to joining the firm, Matt served as a budget analyst in the Hawaii State Legislature for the House Finance Committee from 2011-2015.

Matt graduated cum laude from the William S. Richardson School of Law in 2016 where he served as Student Bar Association President, Law School Visit Coordinator, and Legal Writing Teaching Assistant.

During law school he served as a research assistant to Professor Ronald Brown at the William Richardson School of Law. He also served as the law school’s representative to the Young Lawyers Division of the Hawaii State Bar Association from 2015-16. In addition, Matt also served as a student member on the Access to Justice Task Force tasked with developing the feasibility of a Loan Repayment Assistance Program. Matt also served as the head coach of the Ete football team in 2014.

Prior to attending law school, Matt graduated with honors from Punahou School, and attended Occidental College where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Asian Studies with an emphasis in Japanese History in 2011. During college, Matt participated in track and field, and served as the team captain in 2011. During this time Matt spent his summers as a teaching assistant mentoring elementary, middle and high school students.

Distinctions:
CALI award for best Oral Argument in Legal Practice II