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, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek Attorneys at Law, 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, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law: 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. But there's always room for improvement. There are always different ways to better serve our clients.
At Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law, we are always looking for innovative ways to improve our legal services and meet our clients' individual needs. That's 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, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law, 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.