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Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP Hires Sagum, Mickelsen, Kobayashi and Sheehy

Jul 8, 2008

Honolulu, Hawaii – Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, LLP is pleased to announce that Shannon Sagum, Jessica Mickelsen, Go Kobayashi, and Brian Sheehy have joined the firm as associates. The attorneys will join various practice areas for the firm, which serves all aspects of civil law for domestic and international clients.

Sagum joins the firm’s Labor and Employment group, which serves the needs of employers of all sizes, from individual entrepreneurs to multinational corporations. She is experienced in the investigation of discrimination and harassment claims, dealing with governmental regulatory agencies, and all aspects of litigation. Sagum is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, and received her Bachelor of Arts in business and public administration, with an emphasis in finance, at the University of Puget Sound. She practiced with a San Francisco-based litigation firm prior to returning home to Hawaii and joining the Goodsill firm.

Mickelsen joins the firm’s litigation group and focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust law, corporate law, intellectual property law, and white collar crime. She is a cum laude graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, with a joint major in political science and communication studies. She served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable David A. Ezra, on the United States District Court, District of Hawai‘i, where she also assisted with published and unpublished opinions on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mickelsen also worked at an intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C.

Kobayashi focuses his practice in the areas of corporate, real estate and immigration law. He is a graduate of Tulane Law School and received his Bachelor of Arts in archaeology at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan. He served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Charles Jones at the Louisiana Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Kobayashi was raised in Tokyo, Japan and he speaks, writes and reads Japanese fluently.

Sheehy joins the firm’s litigation group, and focuses his practice on business disputes, construction, personal injury and medical malpractice. A cum laude graduate of the Whittier Law School, he holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan Prior to law school, Sheehy worked as a dimensional management engineer for Boeing, Integrated Defense Systems where he worked on the Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft program and the Air Force Delta IV rocket program. After law school he worked at Boeing as a patent attorney/engineer, while also working part-time at a small law firm in Long Beach, California. Sheehy brings a wealth of experience to the firm.

“We are delighted to welcome Shannon, Jessica ,Go and Brian to Goodsill. Each has a strong and diverse background that will add value to the services offered by the Goodsill firm,” said Gary Slovin, Goodsill’s managing partner. Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP traces its roots to 1878 and currently has more than 70 full-time attorneys.

Always keeping pace with client needs, Goodsill attorneys practice in all areas of civil law, providing personal, boutique-quality legal services with cutting-edge resources that can only be found at a large firm.

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