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Andrew R. Bunn, Partner

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Practice Areas

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Mr. Bunn concentrates in the areas of real estate and general business law, including commercial leasing, condominium and rental housing development, business and real estate acquisitions and sales. He also does extensive work with ecclesiastical organizations.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1990
  • Juris Doctor, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1994
  • In law school, Mr. Bunn was a member of the award-winning Jessup International Law Moot Court team, which ranked first in the United States and second in the world

Professional Activities

  • Blue Ribbon Committee on Condominium Recodification for the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (2004-2007)
  • Chair (2005), Director (2002-2007), Member (1994 – present), Real Property and Financial Services Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Editor (2004), Ka Nu Hou newsletter, Hawaii State Bar Association, Real Property and Financial Services Section
  • Treasurer (1994-2000), International Law Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Executive Committee, Association of Conference Attorneys of the United Church of Christ (1999-2014)
  • Speaker, leasing matters in Hawaii for the International Council of Shopping Centers and church legal issues for the United Church of Christ (1996-present)
  • Honolulu Representative, American Counsel Association (2002-present)
  • Arbitrator, Court Annex Arbitration Program (2000-present)
  • Prior to law school, Mr. Bunn worked in Washington, D.C. with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, a foundation devoted to improving U.S. – European relations and public policy.

Community

  • President (2015-2016), President Elect (2014-2015), First Vice President (2013-2014), Corresponding Secretary (2011-2013), Board of Directors (2008-2017), and Hawaii Chapter Board (2017-present) Punahou Alumni Association
  • President (2015), First Vice President (2014), Second Vice President (2013), Secretary (2010-2013), and Board of Governors (2010-2015), The Pacific Club
  • President (2000-2001), Board of Directors (1996-2001), Honolulu Chamber Music Series
  • Community musician (1984-present)

Memberships

  • American and Hawaii State Bar Associations, including Real Property and Business Law Sections
  • Admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Hawaii, the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in Hawaii, Honolulu Magazine
  • Martindale-Hubbell