Trevor Brown represents clients in both litigation and transactions. His real estate experience ranges from resort acquisition and development to acting as trial counsel to establish beach access rights based on Kingdom of Hawaii land use. Mr. Brown’s corporate experience ranges from negotiating corporate restructurings to acting as trial counsel to force the break-up of related land development corporations. He holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible professional rating (AV) for both his skill and integrity. Mr. Brown is recognized in Best Lawyers in America for both litigation and business matters in eight categories: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Commerical Transactions/UCC Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law and Real Estate Law. Mr. Brown has also been recognized by both Hawaii Super Lawyers and Benchmark Litigation for his litigation expertise.
Mr. Brown has acted as special counsel to provide legal opinions in complex financing transactions. He served as a Co-Reporter for the Opinion Committee of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association. The Committee’s Hawaii 2000 Report on Lawyer’s Opinion Letters in Mortgage Loan Transactions, 22 U. Haw. L. Rev. 347 (2000), is regarded as establishing the standard of practice in Hawaii.
Licensed since 1992
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Commercial Transactions/UCC Law||Best Lawyers in America||2014|
|Corporate Law||Best Lawyers in America||2014|
|Business Organizations||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Litigation-Trusts and Estates||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Business Litigation||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Listed||Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||N/A|
|Director||Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher LC||2005 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Hawaii State Bar||Chair, Litigation Section||N/A|
|Christian Legal Society of Hawaii||Director||N/A|
|Yale Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Christian Heritage College||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1987|