Business Litigation

We have aggressively protected the rights of businesses in Hawaii since 1947

Businesses constantly face legal challenges, ranging from disputes over the interpretation of contracts to government investigations, class-action lawsuits or allegations of unfair or deceptive practices. Our litigation attorneys at Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris, Attorneys at Law, can handle anything from routine disagreements to the most complex legal issues for companies doing business in Hawaii. From Fortune 500 companies to individual sole proprietors, we have decades of experience developing efficient and effective solutions for business disputes.

What are Common Business Litigation Cases in Hawaii?

We handle many different types of commercial and business litigation  for companies of all sizes and in wide variety of different industries. We have litigated or arbitrated cases in areas, including:

  • Intellectual property defense
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Corporate governance
  • Administrative law
  • Insurance coverage
  • Environmental matters
  • Class action defense

Our clients range from small, family-owned businesses to multi-national corporations. And in each case, our goal remains the same - to exceed our clients' expectations and meet their needs in an effective, cost-efficient way.

Our litigators have extensive experience in mediation, arbitration, administrative hearings, bench trials, jury trials, and appellate proceedings. We handle matters in state and federal courts, including the Tax Appeal Court and before administrative agencies such as the Insurance Commission of the State of Hawaii. Your business is our priority.

Meet Our Business Litigation Attorneys

Lincoln S.T. Ashida

Lincoln S.T. Ashida

Born in Hilo, Lincoln S.T. Ashida is the longest serving Corporation Counsel...

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Ronald I. Heller

Ronald I. Heller

Ron Heller, a Director at the firm, has been practicing law in...

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Austin F. McCullough

Austin F. McCullough

Austin F. McCullough, an Associate at our firm, joined the labor and...

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Brian W. Tilker

Brian W. Tilker

Brian W. Tilker is a Director in the firm's Honolulu office and...

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