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Ms. Yusi has over 45 years of experience defending tort litigation of all types and workers' compensation cases on behalf of the employers and insurance carriers. 

Jennifer M. Yusi



Direct Line: (808) 521-0504

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Practice Areas: Insurance Defense Group; Workers' Compensation Defense

Education: Loyola University B.S. 1974 (magna cum laude); Northwestern University School of Law J.D. 1977, Alpha Sigma Nu

Admitted to Practice: Illinois 1977 (inactive); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois 1977; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit 1977; Hawaii 1980; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 1993; U.S. Supreme Court 1993

Professional/Civic Activities: Member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (1987-2023); Member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) (1989-2023); Arbitrator in the State of Hawaii Court Annexed Arbitration Program

Ms. Yusi’s extensive experience includes jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, hearings at the Disability Compensation Division, trials at the Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board, and arguments before the Hawaii Supreme Court and the Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawaii.

Based on her experience as a trial lawyer in civil litigation cases, Ms. Yusi became a member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, an association of attorneys with proven experience and success in the handling of defense litigation for the insurance industry. She also was a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), a distinction given to select lawyers who devote a substantial amount of time to the representation of insurance companies, associations, or other corporations in civil litigation.

Following law school, Ms. Yusi practiced for three years with a litigation firm in Chicago, Illinois. After marrying and relocating to Hawaii, she joined Rush Moore LLP in 1980 and became the law firm’s first female partner in 1984.

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