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Goodsill Will Welcome Four Captive Insurance Attorneys in October

Sep 5, 2018

(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – September 5, 2018) - Goodsill will be welcoming Gerald C. Yoshida, Paul B. Shimomoto, Asako C. Shimazu and Arik M. Look to the firm on October 1.

Gerald and Paul join the firm as partners with practices that will focus in the areas of corporate and insurance regulatory law, with an emphasis on the formation and representation of captive insurance companies, risk retention groups and other insurance regulatory matters in the State of Hawai‘i. They both represent clients locally and abroad with general business planning matters, and their captive and insurance regulatory clients include publicly-traded Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies from the U.S. and Japan. 

Gerald has been active in the captive insurance industry locally since the State’s captive law went into effect in 1987, and he was instrumental in licensing the first captive in Hawaiʻi.  Paul has been actively representing his clients in the captive and insurance regulatory space since 2000.

Asako will join the firm as counsel and practices law in the areas of captive insurance, immigration, contracts, real estate and business law. Fluent in Japanese, she is a member of the State Bar of California, Hawaiʻi State Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Arik will be an associate within the firm and focuses his practice on captive insurance. He holds multiple advanced degrees including Master of Accounting from University of Hawaiʻi Shidler College of Business, Master of Business Administration from Chaminade University of Honolulu and Juris Doctor from University of Hawaiʻi William S. Richardson School of Law.