Duane R. Fisher concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate law, hotels and resorts, construction law, business structure and operations and commercial transactions. Mr. Fisher has represented a wide range of business organizations, from hotel owners, telecommunications companies, general contractors, Wall Street investment firms and multibillion dollar energy development companies to closely held corporations and sole proprietors, in both private transactions and before federal and state administrative agencies.
Mr. Fisher holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible professional rating (AV); this rating is given by Mr. Fisher’s legal peers, based on their knowledge of his work, reputation and integrity.
Mr. Fisher is recognized by peers and clients as a pre-eminent lawyer in Hawaii. He has been selected for inclusion by his peers to the coveted Super Lawyers list for real estate law in Hawaii. Best Lawyers in America has included him in their real estate, corporate law and construction law “Best Lawyers” in Hawaii lists. Mr. Fisher has been named 2015 Best Lawyers in America©, Hawaii “Lawyer of the Year”, in the practice area of Corporate Law. Finally, the exclusive Chambers USA Directory of Leading Lawyers for Business includes Mr. Fisher as a pre-eminent lawyer for his real estate law expertise.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Business Organizations||Best Lawyers in America||2018|
|Corporate Law||Chambers & Partners USA Guide||2018|
|Real Estate||Best Lawyers||2017|
|Lawyer of the Year-Corporate Law||Best Lawyers||2015|
|Top 25||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Real Estate Law||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Construction Law||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Corporate Law||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Real Estate||Chambers & Partners USA Guide||2011|
|Real Estate Law, Since 2011||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Listed||Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||N/A|
|Director||Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher LC||1994 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hawaii State Bar Association||Real Property and Financial Services Law Section||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section||N/A|
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of Colorado||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1984|
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