Roger W. Fonseca - Cades Schutte LLP

Roger W. Fonseca

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987
Phone: 808-521-9268

Roger Fonseca joined the firm in an "of counsel" capacity in 2007.  He has more than 40 years of experience concentrating in pension plans, employee benefits and closely-held business organizations.  Roger graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. summa cum laude in 1970 and from Yale Law School with a J.D. in 1973.  He has taught and lectured on pension issues extensively both in Hawaii and on the mainland.


  • Representative Engagements:
  • Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, Inc.
  • Hawaii National Bank
  • First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd
  • Outrigger Hotels Hawaii
  • Kaneohe Ranch Company, Ltd.


  • J.D. (1973), Yale University
  • B.A. (1970), Occidental College


  • Hawaii Bar, 1974
  • Awards and Honors


  • Hawaii Justice Foundation, Director 2002-8
  • American Civil Liberties Union, National Board Member 1986-95, 2001-3, 2010-13
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii, Director 1979-

Occidental CollegeBA 1970Yale UniversityJ.D. 1973
Hawaii Justice FoundationAmerican Civil Liberties Union

Office Location

1000 Bishop Street, Suite 1200
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Honolulu Metro Area
Roger W. Fonseca has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law