Olan Leimomi Fisher
Olan Leimomi Fisher is an associate with MacDonald Rudy O’Neill & Yamauchi. Her practice focuses on civil litigation matters including construction, products liability, maritime, and personal injury. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fisher was an environmental compliance specialist for the Honolulu Rail Transit project, and later assisted with covenants and design for the Mililani Town Association.
Ms. Fisher earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, along with certificates in Native Hawaiian and Environmental Law. During law school she served as an elected leader for the ‘Ahahui o Hawai‘i (Hawai‘i-focused law student group), a competing member in the Native American Moot Court team, and a featured artist in the law school’s annual social justice art shows. She also worked for the school’s Environmental Law Program, interned with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, clerked for the Native American Rights Fund in Colorado, and served as an extern for Associate Justice Michael D. Wilson at the Hawai‘i Supreme Court.
Born and raised in Mililani, O‘ahu, Ms. Fisher graduated from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama, and holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Hawaiian Language and Hawaiian Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Hawaiian Studies. Ms. Fisher grew up dancing hula and has performed at the Merrie Monarch and professionally in Japan. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, yoga, surfing, and hiking.