Andrew V. Beaman, Partner

Practice Areas

Andrew V Beaman

Mr. Beaman has substantial experience in the areas of business, commercial and real estate litigation, including bankruptcy and labor litigation. He has also represented corporations, partnerships, government agencies and individual clients in real estate transactions and other matters.






  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Simon’s Rock College, 1978
  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1981

Professional Activities

  • Extensive experience in the fields of mediation and arbitration, including acting as an arbitrator in securities and other commercial matters
  • Adjunct professor, University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Taught law-related courses, University of Michigan, and lectured on a variety of topics in various CLE programs


  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in Hawaii, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and United States Supreme Court


  • Awarded the “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
    Listed in Hawaii’s “Super Lawyers”
  • 2013 Local Litigation Star in Benchmark Litigation

Reported Cases

  • Douglas Leone, et al. vs. County of Maui, 2012 WL 2368813 (D. Haw. 2012)
    Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation v. Charo’s Corporation, 2007 WL 2106235 (D. Haw. 2007)
    UFJ Bank Limited v. Ieda and Lots Wako, Inc., 109 Haw. 137, 123 P.3d 1232 (Haw. 2005)
    Western Sunview Properties, LLC v. Federman, 338 F. Supp.2d 1106 (D. Haw. 2004)
    Shoppe v. Gucci America, Inc., 94 Haw. 368, 14 P.3d 1049 (Haw. 2000)
    Wayland Lum Const., Inc. v. Kaneshige, 90 Haw. 417, 978 P.2d 855 (Haw. 1999)
    Morisada Corp. v. Beidas, 939 F. Supp. 732 (D. Haw. 1995)
    Brooks v. Minn, 73 Haw. 556, 836 P.2d 1081 (Haw. 1992)
    Bank of Maui v. Estate Analysis, Inc. et al., 904 F.2d 470 (9th Cir. 1990)
    Honolulu Waterfront Limited Partnership v. Aloha Tower Development Corporation, 692 F. Supp. 1230 (D. Haw. 1988), aff’d. 891 F.2d 295 (9th Cir. 1989)