The firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group is led by a team of skillful, experienced and successful litigators and trial attorneys with practice concentrations that include commercial litigation, complex business litigation, real estate litigation, construction litigation, insurance defense, errors and omissions and professional liability defense, defense of business and non-profit organizations, defense of directors and officers, employment litigation, subrogation actions, trade name and trade mark infringement actions, and other civil disputes and litigation matters, including disputes involving developers, contractors, and design professionals.

The firm’s attorneys regularly appear in all federal and state trial and appellate courts in Hawai‘i and before arbitration tribunals and federal and state administrative and regulatory agencies.

The litigation team engages in creative, conscientious, and effective advocacy to achieve successful outcomes. A focus of the group is the practice of alternative and cost- and time-effective mechanisms to resolve claims and disputes, including mediation, arbitration, and negotiated settlement.


Michael L. Lam

Michael R. Marsh

John D. Zalewski