Kenji Price is a problem solver. He helps individuals and companies navigate complex criminal investigations and prosecutions and complex civil lawsuits. Kenji’s practice consists of white collar, criminal defense, internal investigations, complex civil litigation, crisis management, and appellate litigation. His criminal law practice involves representing individuals and companies in investigations and prosecutions initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Kenji’s civil practice focuses on handling every aspect of litigation in complex commercial disputes in both state and federal court.
Although born in Hawai`i , Kenji has devoted a substantial portion of his career to serving the country in the continental U.S. and elsewhere. From 2012 to 2015, Kenji served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. During this period, he tried cases to a verdict in federal court, argued appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and prosecuted crimes involving international narcotics, money laundering, organized crime, tax and public corruption.
Before serving the country as a federal prosecutor, Kenji was a law clerk to the Honorable Kent A. Jordan of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable Robert B. Kugler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Kenji also has extensive experience as a member of the Armed Forces. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger School, serving as an infantry officer in the 75th Ranger Regiment and the 173rd Airborne Brigade from 2002 to 2006. During this period, Kenji led soldiers during numerous combat missions to capture high value terrorist targets. For his service, Kenji was twice awarded the Bronze Star and other military awards.
Kenji is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor.
Kenji serves as a Lecturer-in-Law at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, where he has co-taught a course on Constitutional Law.
Kenji remains active in the local community and continues to serve the public. He is the Vice President of the FBA Hawaii Chapter, a Lawyer Delegate to the U.S. District Court Judicial Conference for the District of Hawaii, and a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Appellate Practice
- Constitutional and Civil Rights
- White Collar Crime and Government Investigations
U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Federal Bar Association
Hawaii State Bar Association
Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
Gonzaga University, B.A.
•Carlsmith Ball LLP
Of Counsel (2015-2017)
•Assistant United States Attorney (U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York (Criminal Division)
•U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Law Clerk to the Honorable Kent A. Jordan
•U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert B. Kugler