Ivan Lui-Kwan Appointed as New Director

February 1, 2010

Ivan Lui-Kwan has been elected a director of the Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher law firm.

Mr. Lui-Kwan joined the law firm as “Of Counsel” in 2006. 

Prior to joining Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher, Mr. Lui-Kwan previously served as Director of Budget and Fiscal Services for the City & County of Honolulu, and as Executive Vice President and COO of The Queen’s Health Systems.

Mr. Lui-Kwan practices law in the areas of Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning and Administrative Law. He is a member of the national Board of Directors of the American Judicature Society (AJS) and serves as vice chair of the Hawaii State Chapter of AJS. He holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible professional rating (AV), given by Mr. Lui-Kwan’s peers, based on their knowledge of his work, reputation and integrity.

Mr. Lui-Kwan earned his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law and a Masters in International Relations from Rutgers University Graduate School.  Following law school, he clerked for former Chief Justice William S. Richardson of the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Mr. Lui-Kwan currently serves as chairman of the St. Andrew’s Priory School Board of Trustees and as director of St. Francis Development Corporation.  He is past chairman of the March of Dimes, Hawaii Chapter.  He served for sixteen years on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court, ensuring the integrity of ethics through enforcement of the Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys, and for nineteen years as a partner in a mid size Hawaii law firm.

Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher specializes in large real estate and hotel industry transactions as well as complex commercial litigation. Senior attorneys at the law firm have earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating, and have been selected for inclusion among the Best Lawyers in America, the Hawaii Super Lawyers List, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and the Chambers USA Legal Directory of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  The law firm has twenty-three attorneys. The law firm was also selected by Hawaii Business Magazine as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Hawaii.