Leadership

BLC was founded by Greg Kim, Natalie Banach, and Cat Taschner.

President

Greg Kim is a corporate attorney with over 25 years of private law firm experience.  Greg is committed to helping small business, as evidenced by his practice, which focuses on startups, teaching an Entrepreneurship and Small Business Clinic at the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law for the past 5 years, founding the Business Law Section’s volunteer program at the Hawaii Business Action Center 7 years ago, teaching entrepreneurship as an adjunct professor at Chaminade University, and serving as an advisor and in-residence mentor at the University of Hawaii Shidler School of Business/PACE, Chaminade University and Punahou School.

Vice President

Cat Taschner is an associate attorney in the corporate and real estate department at McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP. Prior to joining M4 in 2012, Cat completed a one year clerkship for the Honorable Lawrence M. Reifurth at the Intermediate Court of Appeals. Cat graduated from the William S. Richardson School of Law in 2011, where she was a member of the Intellectual Property Moot Court Team and was selected as a member of the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship & E-Business (PACE) Fellowship Team. She also completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Katherine G. Leonard at the ICA. Prior to attending law school, Cat attended Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Chief Technology Officer

Landen K. Buckley graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2013, where he was the Managing Editor of the Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary. Landen also served as an extern to the Honorable Thomas B. Donovan at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. Before law school, Landen was a regional database administrator at AECOM Technology Corporation. Landen earned his B.A. from the University of San Diego and is a 2004 graduate of ‘Iolani School.