Watanabe Ing is proud to announce that David Y. Nakashima, Staci M. Fujikawa and Ross T. Shinyama have recently been named as partners of the firm.

Mr. Nakashima, who has been with Watanabe Ing since 2005 and has also served as commission counsel for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, will continue to practice in the areas of public utility and corporate law, creditor’s rights, and real estate.

Ms. Fujikawa, an attorney with the firm’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group since joining the firm in 2005, will continue to practice in that area, including assisting clients with labor and employment issues in large business transactions and complex employment cases.

Mr. Shinyama, who joined the firm in 2007, will continue his practice with the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. Mr. Shinyama has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, including complex construction and employment cases, and will continue to employ his expertise in electronic discovery issues to assist clients.