Michael Tateishi, a principal of the firm of Tateishi & Tanaka, has concentrated on representing people injured in cases involving automobile accidents, medical malpractice, and recreational negligence. He has tried and resolved many cases successfully, including a medical negligence case that settled for over $15 million. As a testament to his work he has been named a member of the Multi-million Dollar Advocates Forum in recognition of his ability to obtain substantial judgments and verdicts.
For over 30 years, Michael Tateishi has been advocating for people injured in accidents. He has tried cases in both the state and the federal courts. In addition, he has had the privilege of arguing before the Hawaii Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Tateishi has been selected for Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers and for Nations top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.