Nadine Y. Ando


Nadine Y. Ando joined McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon as a partner in 1989 and returned to the firm in 2017 after a ten-year break. Her practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, professional liability, real property litigation and employment litigation. She has been listed in Best Lawyers of America and Super Lawyers for her commercial litigation practice since 2006 and 2008, respectively.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1982
  • Hawaii, 1982


  • J.D. (1982) University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law; Phi Kappa Phi; University of Hawaii Law Review - Articles Editor
  • B.A. (1978) University of Hawaii at Manoa, with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hawaii State Bar Association: Board of Directors (2010-2014); Vice-President (2015), President-Elect (2016); President (2017)
  • Hawaii Judicial Selection Commission: Commissioner (2019-2025)
  • Federal Judicial Selection Commission: Member (2015-2016)
  • Hawaii State Ethics Commission: Commissioner (2002-2006)
  • U.S. District Court- Hawaii Judicial Conference Lawyer-delegate (2019-2022)
  • Permanent Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure and Circuit Court Civil Rules: Member (2018-present)
  • William S. Richardson School of Law Alumni Association: Member, Alumni of the Year Award (2017)

Employment Law

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability, Personal Injury and Insurance Defense
  • Professional Liability
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