Ted N. Pettit - Case Lombardi & Pettit, L.C.

Ted N. Pettit

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 808-547-5400

Ted Pettit is a director and shareholder.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, business reorganization, collections, and commercial litigation.

He has authored numerous legal publications including Hawai‘i Collection and Bankruptcy Law Manual (4th ed., 2013) and Foreclosure & Related Remedies, Hawai‘i Chapter (2011, American Bar Association).

Mr. Pettit advises and represents lenders, debtors, landlords, secured creditors, creditor committees and liquidating trusts in a variety of industries. Mr. Pettit has extensive experience in large bankruptcy cases, cross-border insolvency matters, receiverships and judicial foreclosure proceedings, and collection of judgments.

 Ted Pettit was one of the founders and was the first president of the Hawai‘i Bankruptcy Bar Association (2011).

Additional Information


Business Reorganization; Bankruptcy; Real Estate Litigation; Commercial and Business Litigation; Collection Law

William S. Riohardson School of Law, U. of Hawai'i ManoaJ.D. 1986University of Hawaii at ManoaPh.D. 1980University of Missouri–ColumbiaMS 1976University of Missouri–ColumbiaBS 1972
Hawaii Bankruptcy Bar AssociationHawaii State Bar AssociationFederal Bar Association

Case History

Valvanis v. Milgroom, 529 F.Supp.2nd 1190 (D. Hawaii 2007) — Fraudulent Tranfer
Whirlpool Corp. V. CIT Group/Business Credit, Inc., (D. Hawaii 2003) — Fraudulent Transfer
Creditor workout and stock sale of largest wholesale distributor in Hawaii (2014). — Workout and stock sale
Bankruptcy sale of large hotel (2013) — Bankruptcy sale
Bankruptcy sale of large shopping center (2013) — Bankruptcy sale

Office Location

Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower, Suite 2600
737 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813-3283
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Honolulu Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Honolulu Metro Area
Ted N. Pettit has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Ted N. Pettit has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Chapter 12, Commercial, Creditors' Rights, Debtors' Rights, Litigation, Workouts and Restructurings)
Litigation - Bankruptcy