Porter McGuire Kiakona, LLP (PMK) is pleased to announce that Gabrielle Brizel and Natalie Younoszai have joined the firm as associate attorneys.
Gabrielle Brizel earned her J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. While in law school, she participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, served as President of the Pacific-Asian Legal Studies Organization and Dean of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and interned at the Managing Director’s Office of the City and County of Honolulu. She also received the International Law Certificate and the Pacific-Asian Legal Studies Certificate. As a member of PMK’s community association, commercial and construction litigation, and family law division, Brizel will be working with clients on Oahu and the neighbor islands.
Natalie Younoszai earned her J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining PMK, she worked as a staff attorney at the Hawaii State Judiciary Intermediate Court of Appeals (ICA) and clerked for ICA judges Daniel R. Foley and Craig H. Nakamura. She has also served as an adjunct professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law and has been actively involved in Hawaii Women Lawyers, for which she served as President from 2015 to 2016. While in law school, she held a variety of positions including research assistant to a Wills & Trusts professor and a Torts professor and research editor for the Texas Journal of Business Law. Natalie currently serves as a volunteer judge for the Punahou Speech and Debate Team.
As a member of PMK’s condominium and community association section, Younoszai will be working with clients on Oahu and the neighbor islands.