Faculty & Staff



Lecturer in Law


JD, University of California Hastings College of Law, 1991
BS, University of Colorado, 1984


Hawaii real estate lawyer 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 multi-billion 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 “Top 25“, Hawaii Super Lawyers® list for Real Estate Law in Hawaii in 2014 and 2020. The Best Lawyers in America© has included him in their Real Estate, Corporate Law, Construction Law, Business Organizations and Land Use & Zoning Law “Best Lawyers©” in Hawaii lists. Mr. Fisher has been named by The Best Lawyers in America©, as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Honolulu, in the practice areas of Corporate Law (2015) and Business Organizations (Including LLCs and Partnerships) (2020). Finally, the exclusive Chambers and Partners USA Directory of Leading Lawyers for Business includes Mr. Fisher as a preeminent lawyer for his real estate law and corporate law expertise.

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