10 Firm Attorneys Recognized by Chambers and Partners USA 2018-Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher

May 3, 2018

Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher is proud to announce that firm attorneys have been selected for inclusion by Chambers and Partners USA, Leading Lawyers for Business. This year the firm has ten attorneys recognized by Chambers USA.

Additionally, the firm has reached the upper tiers of the rankings, Tier 1 being the best, of ten levels.  The Litigation team has been ranked Tier 1, followed by the Real Estate and Corporate/Commercial teams ranked Tier 2.

Terence “Terry” O’Toole has once again been named a “Star”, an accolade reserved for the lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field.


Peter Starn

Real Estate Law, Tier 1

Corporate Commercial, Tier 2

From Chambers and Partners: "Sources regard Peter Starn as an "excellent attorney" who is "highly knowledgeable" about real estate matters."

Terry O'Toole

Litigation, Star

From Chambers and Partners: "..is a standout practitioner in the litigation field who is regularly retained by significant clients in high-stakes and highly sensitive matters."
"a very worthy advocate"and "a fighter who will defend and promote the interests of his client."

Ken Marcus

Real Estate Law, Tier 1

From Chambers and Partners: "...is described by sources as "a fantastic all-rounder" and "the complete package" when it comes to transactional real estate. His expertise in real estate acquisitions and leasing matters is highly sought after by clients based in Hawaii and on the US mainland."

Duane Fisher

Real Estate Law, Tier 2

Corporate Commercial, Tier 3

From Chambers and Partners: "...has a wealth of experience handling major acquisitions and providing guidance to leading developer clients in regard to their operations in Hawaii."

Sharon Lovejoy

Litigation, Tier 3

From Chambers and Partners: "Sources consider her "a multifaceted talent," remarking on her strong track record in complex litigation."

Trevor Brown

Litigation, Tier 3

From Chambers and Partners: "Market sources praise him as "very knowledgeable," noting that "he does excellent work. He's talented, smart and hard-working." 

Mark Bennett

Litigation, Tier 1

From Chambers and Partners:"Fellow lawyers describe him as "very well regarded" and "as impeccable as you can get. A very smart, sharp and capable lawyer."

Judy Pavey

Litigation, Tier 3

From Chambers and Partners: "The "very talented" Judith Pavey has over 40 years' experience, with notable expertise in white-collar criminal matters, in addition to legal and medical malpractice, personal injury, construction and contract litigation. "

Andy Lautenbach

Litigation, Up and Coming

From Chambers and Partners: "A market source says: "He has certainly proved himself time and time again as someone who is very strategic in his thinking and very well prepared."

Norman Cheng

Real Estate Law, Tier 3

From Chambers and Partners: "The "excellent" Norman Cheng "understands how to get a deal to completion," say sources."