Doug Chin

Doug Chin

Board of Directors

Doug Chin is a director at the Honolulu law firm, Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher, where his practice focuses on commercial litigation and administrative law. He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America list in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Government Relations, Administrative/Regulatory Law and Civil Rights Law.

Doug’s extensive career in public service includes serving as the Hawaii Lieutenant Governor in 2018, Hawaii Attorney General from 2015-2018, Honolulu Managing Director from 2010-2013 and a prosecutor for 15 years. In 2017, the Hawaii State Bar Association recognized him as a “Champion for Social Justice” for being the first attorney general in the nation to obtain an injunction against the President’s second and third executive orders banning travel from Muslim countries, a case that received national exposure and was eventually heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Doug serves on multiple boards, including the National Leadership Center for Attorney General Studies, the Hawaii Book and Music Festival and the American Judicature Society. He is currently in the middle of a five-year term as a Honolulu Police Commissioner. The son of Chinese immigrants, Doug graduated from Stanford University and received his law degree from the University of Hawaii.

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