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Jonathan H. Steiner

Of Counsel
Honolulu, Hawaii

Jonathan H. Steiner concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial civil litigation, including real property litigation, bankruptcy litigation, tax litigation, and insurance coverage and bad faith disputes.  Mr. Steiner’s experience includes representation of numerous corporations, insurance companies and individuals in Hawaii State Court, Federal District Court, and the United States Tax Court. Mr. Steiner has argued before the Hawaii Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Mr. Steiner also serves on three different non-profit boards, including as Chairman of the Board of Hawaii International Child. 

Prior to joining McCorriston, Mr. Steiner clerked for the Honorable Herbert Y.C. Choy, Senior Justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He also practiced at Ashford & Wriston for four years, concentrating in general civil litigation. 

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2002


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • J.D. - 1993
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Law Review: Stanford Law Review, Member, 1991 - 1993
  • Colgate University
    • B.A. - 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Member
  • Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity
  • Hawaii International Child, Chairman of the Board
  • Board of Directors of Lyons Arboretum Association, First Vice President
  • Child and Family Services, Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Herbert Y.C. Choy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1993 - 1994

Jonathan H. Steiner

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