Shirley Lou-Magnuson is an experienced litigator who dedicates her practice to defending public and private entities from civil and regulatory liability. She regularly represents public schools and universities, corporations, and financial institutions in labor and employment, banking regulation, and environmental disputes, as well as general corporate and transactional matters. READ MORE
Shirley has experience litigating before federal and state courts, administrative courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Human Rights Commission. Shirley previously worked at a large aerospace company where she drafted, negotiated and enforced multi-million dollar contracts in advanced manufacturing, information technology and tooling commodities. Her time in-house has provided Shirley with unique insights into the risk management and compliance needs of institutional clients, which she brings to bear in her practice.
Patterson Buchanan Fobes & Leitch, Inc., P.S., Associate (2017-2019)
Aerospace Company, Contract Risk Manager (2016-2017)
Carlsmith Ball LLP, Associate (2014-2016)
Hawai‘i Intermediate Court of Appeals, Law Clerk to the Honorable Katherine G. Leonard (2013-2014)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Richard R. Clifton (2012)
Hawai‘i Supreme Court, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Simeon R. Acoba, Jr. (2012)
Washington State Bar Association, Member
Hawai‘i State Bar Association
"Ones to Watch," Best Lawyers®, Labor and Employment – Management (2021-2022)
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