Becky T. Chestnut

Counsel/Staff Attorney


Phone: 808-529-7300

Fax: 808-524-8293


Becky T. Chestnut is a former partner, and is currently of counsel, in the litigation practice group. Her experience includes complex, high-profile cases, including wrongful death and other torts, land use and native Hawaiian rights. Ms. Chestnut has been identified as a “future star” by Benchmark Litigation. She presently resides on the mainland, and specializes in drafting appellate and other briefs for a variety of clients.

Prior to graduating from law school and joining McCorriston, Ms. Chestnut served for many years as the Housing Manager for Marine Corps Base, Hawaii.

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2004


University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • J.D. - May, 2002
  • Honors: With Honors
  • Law Review: University of Hawaii Law Review, Co-Editor-in-Chief, 2001 - 2002

Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • B.A. magna cum laude - 1996
  • Major: Humanities
  • Major: History

Published Works

  • Casenote, University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 1

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hawaii State Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Professional Housing Management Association, 1989 - 1999