Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher A Law Corporation

Distinctions

Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher is a leader among Hawaii’s law firms, recognized for its expertise in real estate law, commercial transactions and complex commercial litigation in Hawaii, the US mainland and internationally. The firm’s intellectual power, mental strength and toughness generate winning strategies, strong negotiations and innovative settlements for clients. Above all, the firm’s passion for excellence and responsive client service has earned an international reputation for extraordinary client results. Accolades include:

Top "AV Preeminent Rating" - Martindale-Hubbell®

"Top Listed" among Hawaii law firms, U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms

Nine Named “Lawyers of the Year” - Best Lawyers in America®
More “Lawyers of the Year” than any other Hawaii Law Firm (2014, 2015)

Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Banking & Finance Litigation
Bet-The-Company Litigation
Business Organizations
Corporate Law
Government Relations Law
Insurance Litigation
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Product Liability Litigation
 
Ten Best Lawyers – Best Lawyers in America®
Named in 29 Practice Areas
 
Six Lawyers Among the "Top 25" Lawyers in Hawaii, Super Lawyers® List
More “Top 25” attorneys than any other Hawaii Law Firm (2011, 2014)
 
Eleven Hawaii Super Lawyers®, Super Lawyers® List
Two Hawaii Super Lawyers, Rising Stars List
Business Litigation – Real Estate Law
 
Lawyer Named “Star” by Chambers USA Directory of Leading Lawyers for Business
Business Litigation 
 
Ten Lawyers Ranked by Chambers USA Directory Leading Lawyers for Business
Business Litigation – Real Estate Law
 
Lawyer Named “Top 250 Women in Litigation”- Benchmark Litigation
(2011-2014)
 
Six Lawyers Named "Litigation Stars" by Benchmark Litigation
Three Lawyers Named "Appellate Stars" and by Benchmark Appellate
Two Lawyers Named "Plaintiff Stars" by Benchmark Plaintiff
Highly Recommended Law Firm
 
"Lifetime Achievement Award" Recipient by Pacific Edge Magazine
 
AV Preeminent Rating By Martindale-Hubbell®
Law Firm Rated AV
13 Lawyers Rated AV
 
Peter Starn, Terence J. O’Toole, Kenneth B. Marcus, Duane R. Fisher, Sharon V. Lovejoy,
Trevor A. Brown, Ivan M. Lui-Kwan, Norman H.Y. Cheng, Mark J. Bennett, Andrew J. Lautenbach,
Judith Ann Pavey, Stephanie E.W. Thompson, Christine N. Ohira
 

U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers in America®, Best Law Firms
24 Practice Areas

Administrative/Regulatory Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Antitrust Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Appellate Practice Real Estate Law
Arbitration Closely Held Companies and Family
Business Organizations      Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Construction Law Litigation - Antitrust
Corporate Law Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Government Relations Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Litigation-Banking & Finance Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Litigation-Construction Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation-Environmental  Medical Malpractice law - Plaintiffs
Litigation-Real Estate  

 

 
Best Lawyers in America®-“Lawyer of the Year”
More ”Lawyers of the Year” than any other Hawaii Law Firm (2014, 2015)
 
Lawyer of the Year (2014) Peter Starn Administrative/Regulatory Law
Lawyer of the Year (2011) Terence J. O’Toole Bet-The-Company Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2012) Terence J. O’Toole Banking & Finance Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2014) Terence J. O’Toole Appellate Practice
Lawyer of the Year (2015) Terence J. O’Toole Banking & Finance Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2016) Kenneth B. Marcus Business Organizations
Lawyer of the Year (2017)  Kenneth B. Marcus  Mergers & Acquisitions
Lawyer of the Year (2015) Duane R. Fisher Corporate Law
Lawyer of the Year (2014) Sharon V. Lovejoy Banking & Finance Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2015) Sharon V. Lovejoy Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Lawyer of the Year (2017)  Trevor A. Brown  Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Lawyer of the Year (2015) Ivan M. Lui-Kwan Government Relations Practice
Lawyer of the Year (2015) Mark J. Bennett Appellate Practice
Lawyer of the Year (2016) Mark J. Bennett Bet-The-Company Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2017)  Mark J. Bennett  Insurance Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2013) Judith Ann Pavey Banking & Finance Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2014) Judith Ann Pavey Product Liability Litigation
Lawyer of the Year (2017)  Judith Ann Pavey  Legal Malpractice Law-Plaintiff

 

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America®

Peter Starn Administrative/Regulatory law
Business Organizations
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Leisure & Hospitality Law
Real Estate Law
Terrence J. O'Toole Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Bet-The-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation-Banking & Finance
Litigation-Construction
Litigation-Mergers & Acquisition
Litigation-Real Estate
Kenneth B. Marcus Business Organizations
Leisure & Hospitality Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Duane R. Fisher Real Estate Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Sharon V. Lovejoy Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Commercial Litigation
Litigation-Banking & Finance
Litigation-Construction
Litigation-Real Estate
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Trevor A. Brown

Business Organizations
Closely Held Companies and
Family Businesses
Commercial Litigation
Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
Corporate Law
Litigation-Trusts and Estates
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Litigation

Ivan Lui-Kwan Administrative/Regulatory Law
Government Relations Law
Mark J. Bennett Antitrust Law
Antitrust Litigation
Appellate Practice
Bet-The-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Government Contracts
Litigation-Environmental
Litigation-Insurance
Judith Ann Pavey Commercial Litigation
Legal Malpractice Law
Litigation-Banking & Finance
Medical Malpractice Law
Personal Injury Litigation
Product Liability Litigation
Andrew J. Lautenbach

Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation

 

 

"Top 25" Lawyers in Hawaii, Super Lawyers® List
More “Top 25” attorneys than any other Hawaii Law Firm, (2011,2014)

Terence J. O’Toole
Business Litigation
2011
Duane R. Fisher
Real Estate Law
2014
Kenneth B. Marcus
Real Estate Law
2011-2012,2014
Trevor A. Brown Business Litigation 2015
Mark J. Bennett
Business Litigation
2011-2016
Judith A. Pavey Business Litigation 2016

Selected to the Hawaii Super Lawyers® List

Peter Starn Real Estate Law
Sharon V. Lovejoy Business Litigation
Norman H.Y. Cheng Real Estate Law
Andrew J. Lautenbach Business Litigation
Christina N. Ohira Real Estate Law, Rising Star
Stephanie E.W. Thompson (2014, 2015) Business Litigation, Rising Star

Chambers USA Leading Lawyers For Business

Litigation, Firm, Band “1”
Real Estate Law, Firm, Band “2”
Corporate Commercial Firm, Band “2”

“Star”, Chambers USA Leading Lawyers for Business

Terence J. O’Toole Litigation/General Commercial

Recognized by Chambers USA Leading Lawyers For Business

Peter Starn Real Estate Law, Corporate Commercial
Kenneth B. Marcus Real Estate Law, Corporate Commercial
Duane R. Fisher Real Estate Law
Norman H.Y. Cheng Real Estate Law
Sharon V. Lovejoy Litigation/General Commercial
Mark J.Bennett Litigation/General Commercial
Judith Ann Pavey Litigation/General Commercial
Trevor A. Brown Litigation/General Commercia
Andrew J. Lautenbach  Litigation/General Commercia

“Top 250 Women in Litigation in the United States”, Benchmark Litigation, (2011-2014)

Sharon V. Lovejoy Litigation Star

Benchmark Litigation
Highly Recommended Firm

Terence J. O’Toole Litigation Star
Mark J. Bennett Litigation Star
Trevor A. Brown Litigation Star
Andrew J. Lautenbach Future Star
Stephanie E.W. Thompson Future Star

Benchmark Appellate
Highly Recommended Firm

Terence J. O'Toole Appellate Star
Sharon V. Lovejoy Appellate Star
Mark J. Bennett Appellate Star

Benchmark Plaintiff
Highly Recommended Firm

Terence J. O'Toole Plaintiff Star
Judith Ann Pavey Plaintiff Star

2014 “Lifetime Achievement Award” Pacific Edge Magazine

Ivan M. Lui-Kwan