Kimberly Greeley

ATTORNEY


PRACTICE AREAS

Employment Litigation


EDUCATION
Pepperdine University School of Law, Advanced Mediation Seminar (2002)
Marshall Whythe School of Law, College of William and Mary (J.D.)
University of London (B.Sc., Honours, Economics)


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Hawai`i
California
U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai`i 
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Top Secret Clearance (2008)


Kim represents and defends employers against claims of:

  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful termination

In addition to employment law, Kimberly’s litigation experience includes mass tort, eminent domain, personal injury and insurance defense, multi-million dollar commercial litigation, and professional malpractice defense. Her work experience ranges from federal court to private practice, in both Hawaii and California, to the office of Senator Spark Matsunaga.

Kim is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA), most recently appointed to serve on the ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice. Her civic involvement includes extensive volunteer work providing support and education for Marine Corps families. In 2005, she was awarded the Marine Corps Commanding Officer’s Certificate of Commendation, a recognition awarded to civilian volunteers only under extraordinary circumstances.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Chief Judge Helen Gillmor, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, Law Clerk (2007-2009)
  • Contract Attorney (2009-2016; 2004-2007)
  • Burnham H. Greeley, Attorney at Law, Of Counsel Attorney (1999-2004)
  • Greeley Walker & Kowen, Associate Attorney (1991-1998)
  • Howarth and Smith
    • Associate Attorney (1990-1993)
    • Summer Law Clerk (1989)
  • Office of Senator Spark M. Matsunaga, Legislative Research Assistant (1982-1988)

AFFILIATIONS

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
    • Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice (2013-2016)
    • Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Board Member (2010-2013)
    • Presidential Commission on Diversity (2009-2010)
    • GP Solo Division, Military Lawyers Committee, Pro Bono Section, Chair
    • Litigation Task Force on Implicit Bias
  • U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Accredited Attorney

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • 11th Marine Regiment, Headquarters Battery, Key Volunteer Adviser and Coordinator
  • Marine Corps Commanding Officer's Certificate of Commendation (2005)
  • Marine Wing Support Squadron 372, Camp Pendleton, Key Volunteer Coordinator 
  • Third Battalion Seventh Marines, Headquarters and Service Company, Key Volunteer Coordinator