Honolulu Insurance Defense & Coverage Lawyers
Chee Markham & Feldman is an experienced, Hawaii-based law firm known for achieving results and aggressively representing our clients' interests. We believe in providing exceptional legal services by providing early and updated evaluations and and then charting a strategic course of action to achieve the best result for our clients. Our attorneys have decades of experience with a strong track record in a wide range of commercial practice areas, including Insurance Coverage and Insurance Defense, Real Estate and Construction Disputes, Business and Commercial Law, and Dispute Resolution. With offices in Honolulu, our firm is well-positioned to assist businesses throughout the United States with efficient and effective counsel for legal matters in the State of Hawaii. At Chee, Markham & Feldman you can be sure that our attorneys have the knowledge, experience and dedication to address your specific problem.
At the forefront of our practice is an emphasis on protecting our clients' interests while keeping our services as cost-effective as possible. This philosophy is demonstrated by our increasing focus on alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation and arbitration, which can promote amicable solutions that are likely to save our clients time and money. In the event that the case must proceed to trial, our attorneys have the depth of legal knowledge and courtroom experience to obtain an effective result, whether the client is facing litigation related to insurance defense or coverage, real estate and construction law, or business and commercial law.
For insurance companies with legal matters in Honolulu, or on any of the Hawaiian Islands, Chee Markham & Feldman is well-equipped to provide comprehensive legal services.
1001 Bishop Street
2700 American Savings Bank Tower
Honolulu, HI 96813
Business & Commercial Law
Business Formation and Transactions
At Chee Markham & Feldman we believe in helping our clients maximize their profit potential. For clients looking to start a new business, choosing the appropriate type of business entity can be one of their most important decisions. The type of entity selected will have an impact on the tax treatment and potential exposure to legal liability for both the entity itself and the principals of the business. Our attorneys advise clients on the best choice of entity for their specific needs. Some of the types of entities we assist clients in forming include partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations.
We also assist clients with preparing and filing ccompanying documents such as articles of incorporation, stock certificates, bylaws, and operating agreements. Our attorneys have expertise in structuring multi-tiered corporate entities to help businesses protect their assets while limiting operational risks. Perhaps most important is our attorneys' collective ability to protect our clients' interests in every transaction. This protection includes drafting contracts that ensure the business is protected if any disputes arise, and ensuring every transaction makes financial sense for a company by applying our tax knowledge and negotiation expertise.
At Chee Markham & Feldman, we approach each client's dispute with the goal of attaining a cost-effective solution. Our experience with alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation and arbitration, can help parties resolve their differences efficiently and avoid the high costs of trial.
Should a dispute go to trial, our trial attorneys all have decades of experience aggressively and effectively presenting clients' cases in the courtroom and achieving favorable results. Our experienced commercial litigation attorneys strive to resolve even the most complex disputes smoothly and efficiently so that normal business operations can resume as soon as possible.
Our attorneys have a wealth of experience assisting individuals, businesses and larger developers with a variety of commercial litigation disputes. Whether an organization is facing a breach of contract, real estate, or shareholder dispute, we have the expertise and trial experience to ensure business interests are protected. In addition, our attorneys advise and represent clients in connection with commercial collections, insurance coverage disputes, and buy/sell agreements.
Attorney Gregory K. Markham, has been practicing law in Hawaii for nearly 30 years. With a focus on insurance defense and other business and commercial litigation, Mr. Markham is a prominent member of the Chee Markham & Feldman practice. Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, has recognized Mr. Markham with an AV Preeminent rating for possessing the highest possible standards of professionalism and ethics in the legal community.
After graduating cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Mr. Markham earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado Law School in 1983. Since then, Mr. Markham has been admitted to practice in Hawaii, the U.S District Court for the District of Hawaii, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Markham is an active member in a number of legal associations, including the Hawaii State Bar Association (President 2015), the American Bar Association, Hawaii Super Lawyers and Outstanding Lawyers of America. Mr. Markham is a lecturer at Kapiolani Community College in the area of torts, interviewing, negotiation and advocacy and a lecturer at the University of Hawaii, West Oahu in the area of Risk Management and Insurance. Mr. Markham was past President to the Board of the Hawaii Justice Foundation and is a commissioner on the Access to Justice Commission. He has significant civil litigation experience in a wide variety of practice areas, including coverage analysis, personal injury, property damage, subroation, products liability and construction law disputes.