Ke-ching Ning

Ms. Ning is a Partner of the law firm and one of the founding partners in 1985 of what has become Ning Lilly & Jones. Ms. Ning’s areas of practice are commercial litigation, real estate, and bankruptcy and reorganization.

Ms. Ning obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. She received her Juris Doctor degree in 1974 from Boston University, where she was a member of the Law Review. That same year, she was admitted to the California bar. In California, she was a Judicial Clerk at the California Court of Appeal from 1974-1976.

In 1977, Ms. Ning was admitted to the Hawaii bar. From 1976-1983, she was an associate at the Carlsmith law firm. She was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hawaii, Richardson School of Law from 1983-1985 and in 1989, teaching “Debtor-Creditor Transactions”. Ms. Ning has also served as a Lawyer Representative for Hawaii for the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference from 1996-1999, and was chairperson for the Federal Magistrate Selection Panel in 1998. From 1997-2001, she was a commissioner for the Ethics Commission for the City and County of Honolulu. Ms. Ning also is fluent in Chinese.

Leading Lawyer in Employment and Labor Law, Chambers USA, 2003-2004. The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2010 in the specialties of Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Law. Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Ed., recognized in the practice areas of International, 2009 and Business Litigation, 2009-2010. Hawaii's Best Lawyers, Honolulu Magazine, 2009-2015. Hawaii Lawyer of the Year, Honolulu Magazine, 2016.

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