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    Dianne Winter Brookins recently retired from the Honolulu office of Dentons US LLP.  She began her legal career as a judge advocate in the Marine Corps, then spent several years litigating insurance coverage and other complex commercial disputes in Seattle and Honolulu.  Earlier in her legal career, she served as an in-house associate general counsel to Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., for five years.  Since joining Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing in 2001 (which combined with Dentons US LLP in 2018), her practice has focused on resolving complex commercial disputes—through mediation, arbitration, litigation, and on appeal.

    Ms. Brookins has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in Mediation since 2012, and in Arbitration and Healthcare Law since 2013.   She served in the United States Marine Corps from 1981-1988, achieving the rank of Captain.  Ms. Brookins received her Bachelors of Science in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 1981, her Masters of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California in 1984, and her Juris Doctorate (Order of the Coif) from the University of Washington in 1987.

    Ms. Brookins is President of the Board of her AOAO on the Windward Side of `Oahu, and serves as a Director on the Board of the Hawaii Women’s Legal Foundation.