Margery Bronster

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Margery S. Bronster, Attorney General of Hawaii from 1995 to 1999. Bronster, AG during Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano's administration won the state of Hawai'i a multibillion dollar settlement from tobacco companies and also led an investigation into abuses related to the Kamehameha School/Bishop Estate. Bronster's investigation of the Bishop Estate trustees resulted in her failure to recieve confirmation to a second term by the Hawaii State Senate.


  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 1982
  • Brown University, A.B. 1979

Professional Experience

  • Bronster Crabtree & Hoshibata, December 1999 - present
    • Partner - Litigation
  • Attorney General for the State of Hawai'i, January 1995 - May 1999
  • Carlsmith Ball Wichman Murray Case & Ichiki, October 1988 - December 1994
    • Partner from June 1990 - Litigation
  • Shearman & Sterling, New York, New York, October 1982 - October 1987
    • Associate - Litigation

External Links

  • Cayetano approves tobacco settlement == But a Hawaii public health coalition had urged rejection of the package By Mike Yuen (Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 11-19-98)
  • Senate to Bronster: Thumbs Down -- Many see vote as political (Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 4-28-99)
  • Senate votes showed dark side of politics (Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 4-29-05)
  • Chronology of Waiahole Ditch (Environment Hawai'i, November 2000)
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