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Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP welcomes Huffman, Shardlow, Tanaka, Kelsey, Goldberg, and Dayhuff

Nov 19, 2007


HONOLULU, Hawai’i –Honolulu law firm Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, LLP today announced that Alicia G. Huffman, Jonathan E. Shardlow, William K. Tanaka, Nicolas T. Kelsey, Claire E. Goldberg, and Rebecca L. Dayhuff have joined the firm.

Huffman earned her bachelors of arts degree with honors from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, she was a litigation associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP based in San Francisco, California. She concentrates her practice in Litigation.

Shardlow completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He went on to earn an LL.M. in environmental and natural resources law at the Lewis and Clark Law School, then worked as an associate at Downey Brand LLP located in Sacramento, California, where he gained environmental litigation experience. He joins Goodsill’s Environmental Law Group.

Tanaka comes to the firm after clerking for the Honorable Randall Lee at the First Circuit Court of Hawai’i, and practices in the area of Litigation. Tanaka earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Asian American Studies from University of California, Los Angeles, and is a graduate of the University of Hawai’i William S. Richardson School of Law. While in law school, Tanaka held judicial externships with the Honorable Helen Gillmor, at the United States District Court for the District of Hawai’i, and the Honorable Eden E. Hifo, at the First Circuit Court of Hawai’i.

Kelsey is a University of California, Hastings College of the Law graduate and focuses his practice in Labor & Employment. His experience includes a judicial externship with Chambers of Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and clerkships with Filice Brown Eassa & McLeod in Oakland, California and the Office of the District Attorney in Santa Cruz, California.

Goldberg graduated cum laude from New York University and received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Contributing Editor to the Michigan Journal of International Law and an Executive Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. She joins the firm’s Litigation Group.

Dayhuff completed her undergraduate studies at Butler University with highest honors in international management, and studied abroad at Lingnan University in Hong Kong and Nankai University in Tianjin, PRC. She earned a combined Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degree from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa Shidler College of Business and University of Hawai’i William S. Richardson School of Law, with focus on Pacific Asian Legal Studies. She joins the firm’s Real Estate Group.

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, extending personal, boutique-quality legal services with cutting-edge resources that can only be found at a large firm.

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