Content is provided by the firm.Founded in 1947, Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, A.L.C. is one of Hawaii's premier business-oriented law firms. Today, we are a mid-sized law firm that has grown in response to our clients' needs, serving their interests not only in Hawaii, but also in Asia, the Pacific, and on the U.S. Mainland. With more than twenty attorneys, we provide the highest quality legal services within several general areas of expertise, including corporate and business planning, real estate, health care, education law, labor and employment law representing management, housing and public accommodation discrimination, business litigation, tax planning, immigration law, government relations, and estate planning and probate law. The firm represents a broad base of clients ranging from large multi-national corporations, to closely-held corporations, partnerships, families, and individuals.
Several of our partners have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyers of the Year" in Honolulu, and are routinely selected to the Hawaii Super Lawyers list. Our firm enjoys the highest "a.v." rating in the Martindale-Hubbell directory, and is Ranked as "Tier 1" by U.S. News in the practice areas of Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Tax Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, and Health Care Law.
We are also proud of our attorneys' participation in community and national affairs, with many serving on boards and publishing, teaching, and working pro bono publico on matters not in conflict with our clients' interests.