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Leighton J. Yuen - Honolulu, HI

999 Bishop StreetSuite 1600 Honolulu, HI 96813

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Updated: 06/10/2022

Honolulu Institutional Financing Lawyer


Leighton knows real estate. His practice emphasizes resort, commercial, residential and mixed-use developments, and real estate and business-based financing.

As a member of the firm since 1983, Leighton has extensive experience that includes lead Hawai‘i counsel for the sale of the Island of Lana'i by Castle & Cooke, lead Hawai‘i counsel for the purchase of Tesoro Hawai‘i by Par Petroleum and lead real estate counsel for the sale by Kaneohe Ranch of its Kailua landholdings...

About Leighton J. Yuen

Practice Areas

  • Institutional Financing
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Transactions


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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1983

Other Affiliations

  • Hawaii State Bar, Member, Sections on Real Property and Financial Services
  • American Bar Association, Member, Sections on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
  • Hawaii State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Member


  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983
    Honors: Member, Harvard Law Student Board of Advisors
  • University of California, Berkeley, California, 1980
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Major: Business Administration (Emphasis in Accounting and Applied Economics)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Hawai‘i Opera Theatre Board, Governance Committee Chair, a Former Chair of Finance and Strategic Planning Committees
  • NAIOP Hawaii‘, Hawaii LGBT Legal Association and Gregory House Programs, Former Director and Officer


Other Sources of Feedback About Leighton J. Yuen

Included on the 2014 Hawaii list

Past Lists

  • 2013 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Hawaii Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Leighton J. Yuen on Super Lawyers


  • The Best Lawyers in America since 2005
  • Chambers USA, ranked since 2005
  • Top Ranked Lawyer in SuperLawyers

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Office Information


999 Bishop StreetSuite 1600 Honolulu, HI 96813


  • (808) 547-5880

Accepts Credit Cards


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