Nalani focuses her practice on product liability, toxic tort and exposure, and insurance-related litigation. Before joining Shook, she was an associate for a civil litigation and trial defense firm in the Bay Area. 

After graduating from law school, she served as a legal research attorney for the law and motion department of the San Francisco County Superior Court, where she wrote bench memoranda, drafted tentative rulings and bench orders and assisted with ex parte applications. 

During law school, Nalani was Co-President of Hastings Homeless Legal Services, which provided direct legal services at San Francisco’s largest homeless shelter. In 2015, the Justice & Diversity Center of the San Francisco Bar Association honored her as “Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service” for her work. 

Nalani also completed judicial externships in the Alameda County Superior Court and the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges. While attending UC Hastings, she served as a moot court board member and was a senior articles editor for the Hastings Business Law Journal.