Chambers and Partners, which produces comprehensive rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers, has recognized Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law, as a top labor and employment law firm (Band 1) in Hawaii in its 2021 Chambers USA Guide.
In addition to firm-wide recognition, Chambers and Partners has recognized the following attorneys as a "Leader in Their Field":
- Jeffrey S. Harris (Labor & Employment, Band 3)
- Ronald I. Heller (Tax, Band 2)
- Robert S. Katz (Labor & Employment, Senior Statespeople)
- John L. Knorek (Labor & Employment, Band 2)
Listed in Chambers and Partners' Hawaii rankings, each lawyer will be included in an exclusive special section in Pacific Business News that will list the firms and individuals being honored in this year's rankings. The special section will be published and distributed to Pacific Business News subscribers on June 11.
About Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners is an independent research company with 200 Research Analysts who provide unique insight into complex areas of the law in different jurisdictions. Chambers conducts tens of thousands of interviews a year with in-house counsel and third-party experts, delivering detailed insight into providers of legal services. Its goal is to deliver data-led platforms, enabling law firms to provide the right services and in-house counsel to partner with the right firms.
Individual lawyers are assessed based on their knowledge of the law, expertise, ability, effectiveness, and client service. The lawyers are then ranked in "bands" on a scale of 1 to 6, with 1 being the highest. In the worldwide legal community, being ranked in any band is considered a major professional accomplishment.
About Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law
Founded in 1947, Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law represents individuals and corporations in a wide range of legal matters in Hawaii, the U.S. Mainland, and internationally. With offices in Honolulu and Hilo, the law firm’s primary practice areas are Labor and Employment, Business Litigation, Health Care, Real Estate and Business Law, Tax Planning and Controversy, and Administrative Law.