Corporate, Litigation, and Labor & Employment Lawyers

Honolulu and Hilo, HI

Law Firm, Five Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners

Chambers & Partners, an internationally renowned attorney ranking organization, has recognized Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law, as a top labor and employment law firm in Hawaii. Chambers’ research describes our firm as “a large team of labor law experts” who “are well regarded in the market.”

In addition to our recognition as a firm, four of our attorneys have been recognized for their work practicing labor and employment law:

  • Robert S. Katz, who is described as “a preeminent labor and employment adviser in the state;”
  • Jeffrey S. Harris, “lauded for his extensive work advising on the many aspects of employment and labor law;”
  • John L. Knorek, known for “his congenial personality and strong client relationships;” and
  • Ernest C. “Cary” Moore III, of whom Chambers’ sources said: “When it comes to labor and employment, he knows everything.”

Separately, attorney Ronald I. Heller was recognized as a top Hawaii corporate and commercial tax attorney. Chambers described Mr. Heller as “greatly esteemed for his tax work” and quoted a peer who said he is “right up there for any list of tax attorneys prepared by anyone.”

About Chambers & Partners

Founded in 1990, Chambers & Partners is a London-based organization that ranks top attorneys in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Ratings from Chambers & Partners are based on in-depth telephone interviews with lawyers and clients by a team of more than 170 full-time editors and researchers. According to the International In-house Counsel Journal, Chambers & Partners is the most frequently used legal directory by in-house counsel worldwide.

About Our Firm

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. Our law firm's primary practice areas include business litigation, labor and employment law, corporate and business law, health care law, real estate law, and tax planning and controversy.

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