Kendall Matsuyoshi has rejoined the firm’s Government Relations and Public Affairs Group as a Government Affairs Advisor. He will assist in the development of strategies to achieve desired outcomes for clients, advocate at the state and county levels on client issues, provide legislative research and manage bill tracking.
Mr. Matsuyoshi has extensive government affairs background, having worked at the Hawaii State Legislature’s House of Representatives as committee clerk, office manager, and administrative services manager. He also served as the administrative director for a state trade association for property and casualty insurance companies for five years.
Mr. Matsuyoshi was an Associate with the Group from 2012 to 2013 and continued to provide legislative research and bill tracking services for the firm as an independent contractor while living on the mainland from 2013 until his recent return to Hawaii.