Veronica Nordyke joined the firm as an Associate in October of 2016 and practices in the firm’s Trial & Appellate Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation Practice Group. She is a recent graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law, where she was a staff writer for the University of Hawaii Law Review, a research associate for the Environmental Law Program, and a member of the International Environmental Law Moot Court Team.
While in law school, Veronica and a teammate won the National Championship of the International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition and also won for preparing the best-written brief. Additionally, she served as a summer extern for the Office of the General Counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and as a summer associate at Damon Key, working on both transactional and litigation matters.
Veronica attended the University of San Diego where she earned a B.A. in Environmental Studies, cum laude, and was a member of the National Honor Society. While pursing her undergraduate degree, she interned for San Diego Coastkeeper where she helped monitor the spatial and temporal trends of coastal debris. After graduating, she interned for Climate Education Partners where she assessed climate change knowledge in San Diego and facilitated discourse with partner organizations regarding policies for an environmentally sustainable future.
Veronica is a graduate of Punahou School and currently resides in Manoa. She volunteers for the Surfrider Foundation and Sustainable Coastlines. She enjoys hiking, surfing, swimming and participating in ocean races when she has free time.
Professional and Community Affiliations
- Hawaii State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- U.S. District Court (District of Hawaii)