Tracey L. Ohta

Associate
Awards and Recognition
  • Hawaii State Bar, Leadership Institute 2018
  • University of Hawaii, Presidential Scholarship for Excellence
  • Phi Betta Kappa
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Tracey L. Ohta joined Watanabe Ing as an associate in 2010. Her areas of practice include creditors’ rights and business law, lender liability and title issue litigation, and intellectual property, technology and Internet law. Since joining Watanabe Ing, Ms. Ohta has developed a strong background in intellectual property law, and has applied her legal skills in giving back to the local community. Since 2012, Ms. Ohta has conducted free public seminars on intellectual property rights in partnership with the Hawai‘i State Library. She has also been featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser as a local expert on the topic of intellectual property.

Before joining Watanabe Ing, Ms. Ohta clerked for the Honorable Simeon R. Acoba, Jr., Associate Justice of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court. While attending the William S. Richardson School of Law, Ms. Ohta also served as an extern for the Honorable Richard R. Clifton, United States Court of Appeals Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

Education
  • William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D., cum  laude, 2009
  • University of Hawaii,  B.S.. in Information and Computer Science and B.A. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, 2006
Community Involvement
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section of the Hawaii State Bar (2015-2018), Current Vice-Chair, Chair 2016-2017, Secretary 2014-2015
  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies (2015-2018), Current President
  • William S. Richardson School of Law Alumni Association  (2009-2014) Treasurer 2012-2014
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