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Stephanie E.W. Thompson

Stephanie E.W. Thompson

Director
  • Hawaii
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Summary

Stephanie E.W. Thompson is a Director of the firm who concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial and real estate civil litigation. Ms. Thompson has assisted in the representation of various clients from multi-million dollar corporations to small businesses and individual interests in legal matters ranging from wrongful termination and unfair competition, to negligence, commercial litigation, general business and trust disputes.

Ms. Thompson has been named by Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Real Estate Litigation (2020). She has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell's highest AV Preeminent rating for both her legal skill and integrity, and was also selected for inclusion as a Rising Star for Hawaii Super Lawyers (2014, 2015). She was the 2015 Litigation Section Chair for the Hawaii State Bar Association, and a member of the board since 2011. Ms. Thompson has developed and presents the workshop, “E-Discovery: What Is It, and Why Every Business Must Plan For It”. This informative workshop covers the importance of a records retention policy, data mapping of a business’ electronic data, and litigation hold protocols. The aim is to bring awareness to companies that there are steps they may take that may reduce the legal fees related to the e-discovery phase of litigation. Examples of her work include: Commercial Litigation. Represented a large financial institution involving employment contract related claims. Ongoing representation of a multi-million dollar real estate development company involving partnership claims. Arbitration resolving leasehold interests, ejectment and foreclosure claims. Construction Transactions and Litigation. Ongoing revision and formation of construction contracts for construction corporations. Represented private parties in a construction defects suit involving their multi-million dollar residence. Represented an apartment owners association in the mediation of contract and construction defects claims.

Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • E-Discovery
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Litigation Chair (2015), Member since 2011
Hawaii State Bar Association-Litigation Section
Current
Education
University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S Richardson School of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
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Activities: Labor Employment Law Moot Court Team Client Counseling Moot Court Team Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal (Contributing Editor) Advocates for Public Interest Law (Member/Secretary) Phi Delta Phi
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Awards
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Rising Star
Hawaii Super Lawyers
Future Star
Benchmark Litigation
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Current
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American Inns of Court
Current
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Hawaii State Bar
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
"E-Discovery, What Is It, and Why Every Business Must Plan For it", Hawaii
This informative and timely workshop covers the importance of a records retention policy, data mapping of a business’ electronic data, and litigation hold protocols. The aim is to bring awareness to companies that there are steps they may take that may reduce the legal fees related to the e-discovery phase of litigation. Ms. Thompson was a guest on Hawaii Public Radio's The Conversation, discussing E-Discovery issues related to using a "Bring Your Own Device" policies. Click to listen.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher LC
Contact & Map
Pacific Guardian Center, Makai Tower
733 Bishop Street. 19th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
USA
Telephone: (808) 537-6100
Fax: (808) 537-5434