Brian Tadashi Hirai - McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP

Brian Tadashi Hirai

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Mr. Hirai’s practice is concentrated primarily in public finance.  He has over 30 years of experience as a public finance attorney, serving variously as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and credit enhancer’s counsel in a broad range of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues for state and local governmental units, including government infrastructure financings and conduit financings for non-governmental health care, educational, housing, industrial and commercial facilities.  Mr. Hirai’s public finance experience includes a wide variety of fixed and variable rate interest structures; private and governmental insurance, letters of credit, standby bond purchase agreements and other forms of credit or liquidity support for bond issues; capital lease transactions, including offerings of certificates of participation; various forms of pooled and composite offerings of securities; complex refunding transactions and tender offers; and innovative workouts of troubled financings.
Mr. Hirai also has substantial experience representing business entities and nonprofit organizations in a variety of business, corporate, health care and regulatory matters.  

Prior to joining McCorriston, Mr. Hirai practiced for 18 years (1977-1995) with the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP (now Ballard Spahr LLP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the firm’s public finance department and interdisciplinary health care practice group

Drake UniversityBA 1974University of Pennsylvania Law School
Hawaii State Bar Association, Business Law SectionHawaii State Bar Association, Real Property and Financial Services SectionAmerican Bar Association, Health Law SectionAmerican Bar Association, State and Local Government SectionNational Association of Bond LawyersAmerican College of Bond Counsel

Office Location

Five Waterfront Plaza, Fourth Floor
500 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States

Practice Areas

Public Finance Law

Other Information

Gender: Male