serves as the
director of A321
which is now in its
87th year of contin-
uous service and is Hawaii’s biggest and
longest-serving airline. As Director, Mr.
Arimoto is responsible for coordinating
all aspects of the integration of Hawaiian’s
new fleet of fuel-efficient Airbus A321neo
aircraft into the airline, from the design
and customization of the aircraft, to the
training of new crews and personnel, to
the regulatory certifications needed to
operate the fleet.
Mr. Arimoto joined Hawaiian as its
first assistant general counsel in 2007 and
ultimately served as its deputy general
counsel until transferring to the operations department to oversee the A321 Integration Project in 2015. As deputy general
counsel, Mr. Arimoto oversaw many of
the day-to-day activities of the company’s
legal department, including domestic
and international litigation, commercial
transactions, and government regulations.
Prior to this, he worked in securities litigation for a large international law firm in
Boston, Tokyo and Los Angeles.
Mr. Arimoto is a member of the Hawaii,
California and Massachusetts bars. Mr.
Arimoto is also active in the community
and currently serves as chair of the Board
of Directors for the Hawaii Cord Blood
Bank and as a member of the Board of
Directors of Maryknoll School. He was a
member of the Pacific Century Fellows
class of 2009 and the HSBA Leadership
Institute class of 2012.
Mr. Arimoto graduated from Harvard
University magna cum laude with an AB
in biological anthropology and earned his
law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Hung Chang is cur-
rently the president
of the Asian Ameri-
can Bar Association
of the Greater Bay
Area, one of the
largest and oldest
affiliates of NAPABA. Under this role, Mr.
Chang has championed many initiatives
to engage both the legal community and
the Asian American community at large.
His goal is to improve the collaboration
between AABA and other bar organizations and to improve membership
engagement by experimentation through
analytics data. When he’s not “busy” delegating AABA matters to his team, he’s the
director of intellectual property and open
source at Harman International where he
develops, structures and implements comprehensive strategy and process related
to open source, data privacy, data security,
intellectual property, and software development. Mr. Chang was able to thrive in
the evolving landscape in the tech sector
and in San Francisco generally through
his determination and grit, and through
support from the community. He hopes to
contribute back to the community through
his actions and leadership. When he’s
not practicing law or inspiring others to
improve the community, he can be found
trying to catch an “Eevee or Snorlax” for
is a partner in the
Los Angeles office
of Munger, Tolles &
Olson. Mr. Choud-
hury practices in a
wide variety of matters focusing primarily
on clients in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Choudhury’s clients include 20th Century Fox Television, Sony Music Entertainment, ABC Studios and Warner Music
Group. He has represented clients in state
and federal court as well as complex administrative proceedings, including before
the Copyright Royalty Board.
Mr. Choudhury serves as counsel representing various Fox entities, including
21st Century Fox and others, in a widely
publicized dispute concerning the television series “Bones.” He is also frequently
tapped by clients including SoundEx-change, Big Machine Label Group and
MERLIN for his knowledge of digital
business and legal issues facing record
companies and content studios.
Recognized as a rising star in media
and entertainment litigation by Variety,
Mr. Choudhury is frequently invited to
speak on legal matters in media, including
the 2016 South by Southwest conference.
Mr. Choudhury maintains an active
pro bono practice, having represented
organizations such as the Coalition to
Abolish Slavery and Trafficking. He is the
immediate past president of NAPABA
affiliate, the South Asian Bar Association
of Southern California.