Kaiulani (Lani) Lie



Lani has extensive experience handling the defense of complex and non-complex cases, with an emphasis on personal injury claims, real estate and professional liability disputes, habitability lawsuits , and construction defect litigation . She concentrates her practice in casualty defense, product liability, construction defect and construction litigation, real estate litigation, and professional liability.


  • Illinois State University, B.A., 1995
  • Tulane Law School, J.D. and Environmental Law Certificate, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2000

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Central Districts of California


Our lawyers provide strategic advice and representation with intelligence, dedication, and enthusiasm. Our firm governance and culture are informed by a commitment to community, diversity, sustainability, and public service. +


Our mission is to contribute to the bottom line. Whether we are taking a position on coverage wordings, safeguarding policy layer exposure, or defending against extra-contractual damages, our legal strategy serves immediate and long-term goals. +


 Litigation is not a profit center. It is a problem to be solved effectively in the energy, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, and transportation spaces we know. We provide representation with finesse and know how. +