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Practice Groups

Admiralty/Maritime: Ours is one of the most comprehensive groups in Hawai‘i serving U.S. and foreign client needs.

Antitrust: Our attorneys are among the best in the state, having participated in nearly all significant antitrust matters in Hawaii in recent years.

Aviation: Serving both U.S. and foreign clients on a myriad of complex and high profile issues, the group represents one of the most comprehensive in Hawai‘i.

Corporate and Securities: Since the days of the Hawaiian Monarchy, Goodsill attorneys have charted the way for businesses in Hawai‘i.

Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy: Our attorneys are adept at helping creditors avoid protracted litigation through creative workouts and settlements.

Environmental: Our attorneys have been active in environmental law since public agencies first began to regulate land use with environmental issues in mind.

Health Law: We have a track record helping clients comply with this complex regulatory environment.

Immigration: Representing clients from virtually every continent, we have one of the largest immigration practices in Hawai‘i.

Intellectual Property: With experienced counsel licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we assist our clients in intellectual property protection, patent and technology-related transactions.

International: We serve the legal needs of U.S. and foreign clients in the U.S. and abroad.

Internet and Ecommerce: A rapidly evolving area of law, our attorneys navigate this constantly changing complex landscape for clients facing civil and criminal liability.

Labor and Employment: Thoroughly versed in the ever-changing maze of federal and state regulations, our attorneys help maintain positive relations with their employees and avoid litigation.

Land Use and Land Use Litigation: Our attorneys have represented parties in landmark land use cases in Hawai‘i.

Litigation: Our trial lawyers are seasoned, and we have a unique blend of experience, knowledge and instinct.

Admiralty / Maritime Litigation: Our maritime team offers years of experience in representing maritime insurers, vessel owners, and marine related entities.

Appellate Practice: Our attorneys have participated in a number of landmark cases that have shaped and clarified Hawaii law on strict products liability actions in tort and implied warranty, as well as in a number of other areas.

Class Actions : Goodsill has represented publicly-traded companies or their directors in several of Hawaii’s highest profile putative class actions.

Drug and Medical Device Litigation: Many years of experience defending the industry in numerous actions, including complex mass tort cases and wrongful death claims.

Insurance Litigation and Coverage : Goodsill’s litigators have extensive experience in a broad variety of insurance issues.

Professional Liability : Practicing professionals ourselves, we understand that our clients’ most valuable asset is their reputation.

Securities Litigation : Goodsill’s securities litigation practice includes the representation of publicly traded companies, privately held companies, their officers and directors, and their professional advisors.

Mergers and Acquisitions: From closely held businesses to publicly traded multinational companies, our attorneys have broad experience.

Procurement and Infrastructure: We provide full-service assistance to bidders, contractors, developers, and operators of major infrastructure projects.

Public Utilities and Telecommunications: We have long-served as outside general counsel to several major Hawaii public utility companies.

Real Estate: We use a practical, business-oriented approach to serve clients.

Tax: Our clients include local, national and international businesses.

Technology Transactions and Licensing: Our experience includes crafting, reviewing/revising, and negotiating many types of agreements.

Trusts, Estates and Family Business: We have served generations of clients from diverse backgrounds, circumstances and wealth.

Practice Areas

Goodsill is a full-service law firm with experience encompassing a broad range of business matters and practice areas, including securities law, banking, real estate, taxation, trusts and estates, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, public utilities, immigration, international transactions and civil litigation.

Goodsill attorneys are knowledgeable in such specialized areas as mergers and acquisitions, environmental law, antitrust, aviation, admiralty, international trade, labor and employment, media, product liability, start-ups, technology, toxic tort, venture financing and health law.

News & Events

New Addition to Corporate and Securities Group


(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – June 20, 2017) - Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel has welcomed Denver S. Coon as the most recent addition to the Corporate and Securities practice group.

Denver concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and...

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Rosemarie Sam Elected Fellow of ACTEC


(Honolulu, Hawaii - June 8, 2017) Rosemarie Sam has been recently elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel ("ACTEC"). ACTEC is a professional organization of approximately 2,600 1awyers who have demonstrated the...

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