Ning Lilly & Jones specializes in complex civil litigation with an emphasis on commercial and construction issues, contracts, corporations, land use, wrongful termination, bankruptcy, and associated fields. The Firm has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in each field, in state and federal court. The Firm’s attorneys also have substantial appellate experience before the United States, Hawaii, and California Supreme Courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Commercial Litigation
The Firm’s attorneys have extensive trial experience and have gained a high reputation litigating substantial commercial claims before State, Federal, and administrative tribunals, arbitration and appraisal panels, and in negotiating settlements. This practice area includes real estate, commercial leasing, partnership, corporate, trust litigation, construction, condemnations, land use, and complex commercial collections.

The Firm has an outstanding reputation in Hawaii in the field of wrongful termination/employment relations. Its attorneys obtained one of the largest wrongful termination jury verdicts in state history. The Firm recently achieved particular acclaim when it took on a case against a large, prestigious Hawaiian law firm on behalf of one of its dismissed employment lawyers (see Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers 2003-2004, p.213). It also provides consulting services representing management, employees and unions in employment, personnel, and labor law issues and litigation.

Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Transactions
The Firm specializes in pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy/reorganization advice, planning, administration and special litigation representing trustees, creditors, and debtors, as well as state court receiverships, complex foreclosures, and creditor-debtor business transactions.

Tort Law
The Firm has substantial experience in both the prosecution and defense of personal injury cases, including personal tort, automobile accident, and premises liability claims.


707 Richards Street, Suite 700 | Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 528-1100 | Fax: (808) 531-2415