Leighton Yuen Named Best Real Estate Lawyer by Best Lawyers
Oct 21, 2010
(HONOLULU, HAWAI’I – October 21, 2010) – Leighton J. H. S. Yuen, a partner with the law firm of Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, has been named 2011 Lawyer of the Year in the area of Real Estate Law by Best Lawyers.
Named by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, this designation is earned following surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only one lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year for 2011.
“Leighton’s commitment to serving our clients with the highest quality and integrity is reflected in this honor,” said Gary Slovin, Goodsill’s Managing Partner. “We congratulate him and applaud his ranking among the country’s leading lawyers.”
Yuen concentrates his practice in real estate development and business law. His experience includes real estate and commercial transactions, commercial, resort and residential developments, financing arrangements and commercial leasing.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai’i, Yuen is a graduate of Punahou School, and received his B.S. in business with an emphasis in accounting and applied economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He earned his law degree from Harvard Law School.
Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP traces its roots to 1878 and currently has more than 70 attorneys. Keeping pace with client needs, Goodsill attorneys practice in all areas of civil law, extending personalized legal services with cutting-edge resources that are best found at a large firm. For more information on the law firm, visit its website at www.goodsill.com.