Lauren R. Sharkey, is a Director and concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate, taxation and business & commercial law. She represents businesses in wide-ranging commercial matters including acquisitions and sales of real estate and business, development and leasing. Ms. Sharkey also advises businesses and individuals as to state and federal tax issues. She is licensed (inactive) as a certified public accountant in Hawai’i and California.
She is a former summer clerk to the Honorable Marie N. Milks of the First Circuit Court of Hawai’i. She is licensed in the U.S. District Court, District of Hawai’i and Central District of California and in State courts in Hawai’i and California.
Ms. Sharkey is a co-author of the “Doing Business In Hawaii” section of the Doing Business in…Handbook 2008 and 2010, published by the Practical Law Company (PLC) in association with Lex Mundi. She is a co-author of the "State, County and Other Regulatory Issues; Lease Alternatives, Agricultural, State and Federal Lands Leases" chapter of the Hawaii Real Estate Manual, Volume IV, published in 2013 by the Hawaii State Bar Association.
PRACTICE AREA EMPHASIS
Real Estate; Business and Commercial Law; Taxation