Corporate, Litigation, and Labor & Employment Lawyers

Honolulu and Hilo, HI

About Us

We are a premier Hawaii-based law firm working with businesses and individuals worldwide

More than a decade before Hawaii became a state, the law firm of Torkildson Katz, A Law Corporation, began providing comprehensive advice about a range of legal matters to people, businesses, closely-held companies and multi-national corporations.

Founded in 1947, our law firm has steadily grown into an established firm with a well-earned reputation in Hawaii for employing meticulous, detail-oriented attorneys who know how to handle a diverse array of legal services.  Our attorneys have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America® and "Lawyers of the Year" in Honolulu, and are routinely selected to the Hawaii Super Lawyers® list. The firm is Ranked as "Tier 1" by U.S. News in the practice areas of Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Tax Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, and Health Care Law.

Our primary practice areas include labor and employment, business litigation, corporate, health care, tax planning and controversy, and real estate for clients and corporations in Hawaii, the U.S. Mainland, Asia, the Pacific and beyond.

Torkildson Katz, A Law Corporation: An Eye on Innovation

Our history in Hawaii's business community dates back nearly seven decades. Since our earliest days, we have served as Hawaii's preeminent labor and employment law firm, offering a singular business perspective for many of Hawaii's largest employers.

Many of our attorneys have received the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, which attest to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics. Still, we believe there is always room for improvement and continuously seek innovative ways to better our legal offerings and meet our clients' individual needs.  That is why we are eager to meet with you and learn more about your specific case.

A Hawaii Law Firm with A Global Reach

Whether you are a multi-national corporation hoping to expand into Hawaii, or a small-business owner on any of the Hawaiian Islands, you can count on us.

At Torkildson Katz, A Law Corporation, we can help you every step of the way. From working with your company to obtain any mandatory permits to considering the tax implications of different types of business transactions, we can provide the advice you need.

We are more than just lawyers. We are members of the larger Hawaii community. We live here, raise our families here and we are dedicated to improving local conditions. All of our attorneys participate in community and national affairs, serving on non-profit boards, teaching, publishing, and donating their services to the community free-of-charge.