William C. McCorriston

William C. McCorriston


McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP

Recognized since 1993

Honolulu, Hawaii

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law

Appellate Practice

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Civil Rights Law

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Litigation - Antitrust

Litigation - Health Care

Litigation - Insurance

Litigation - Municipal

Litigation - Real Estate

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Insurance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Bet-the-Company Litigation
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Published Works
· Articles on Litigation (Co-Authored)

Representative Cases
· IEL Liquidation Proceedings, Wayne C. Metcalf, Insurance v. Gary L. Vose, et al
· HIG Rehabilitation, HUI/UNICO Liquidation and Linda v. Hawaiian Electric Co.
· State v. Kealakekua Ranch
· Maunawili Lessees v. Trustees of Castle Estate
· State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Robinol, 699 F.Supp. 819 (D.Hawai'i 1988)
· Tilton v. Rivera
· Eder v. County of Kauai and State of Hawaii

Classes/Seminars
· Conducted Seminars, Litigation Topics
· Participated in Television and Print Media Forums

Location

  • Five Waterfront Plaza, Building Five, Fourth Floor
    500 Ala Moana Boulevard
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Education

  • George Washington University Law School , LL.M, graduated 1974
  • University of Oregon , J.D., graduated 1970
  • University of Oregon, BS, graduated 1967

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • California, The State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Member
  • District of Columbia Bar - Member
  • Hawaii Board of Examiners - 1974 - 1985
  • Hawaii State, President - 1988
  • State Bar of California - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Insurance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Bet-the-Company Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Honolulu (2019)
  • Litigation - Insurance, Honolulu (2019)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Honolulu (2019)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs, Honolulu (2017)
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Honolulu (2013)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Honolulu (2010)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Antitrust Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Special Focus

  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Awards:

  • Bar Admissions: Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Bar Admissions: U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Bar Admissions: U.S. District Court District of Hawaii
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2001 - 2010
  • Hawaii's Top Lawyers (Honolulu Magazine), 2001 - 2010
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Hawaii's only "Star" rated attorney in General Commercial Litigation, 2009 - 2011
  • LawDragon 500, 2006 - 2010

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