Margery S. Bronster is the newest Trustee of the Weinberg Foundation, beginning her term in June 2023.
Ms. Bronster is an internationally and nationally recognized civil litigation attorney with extensive experience advising trusts and foundations on fiduciary duties. Her work focuses on a broad variety of matters, including complex commercial litigation, government law, and trust and estate litigation. Ms. Bronster founded Bronster Fujichaku Robbins, a boutique litigation firm located in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.
Previously, Ms. Bronster served as Hawaiʻi’s attorney general from 1995 to 1999. In that role, she showed steadfast leadership throughout a multiyear investigation into the Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate charitable trust, the largest private trust in the country, which resulted in lasting improvements of its overall administration and selection process for trustees. She also won a settlement agreement from tobacco companies amounting to more than a billion dollars for the state of Hawaiʻi that has led to decades of statewide health care programs and improved health across the islands.
Bronster earned a bachelor’s from Brown University, where she studied Chinese, and a law degree from Columbia University, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She has received a variety of honors, including the Profiles in Courage Award from the Conference of Western Attorneys General; Kelly-Wyman Award for Outstanding Attorney General from the National Association of Attorneys General; and Outstanding Women Lawyer Award from Hawaiʻi Women Lawyers.