Sharon V. Lovejoy

Sharon V. Lovejoy


Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher, A Law Corporation

Recognized since 2011

Honolulu, Hawaii

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Arbitration

Commercial Litigation

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Environmental

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Litigation - Real Estate

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Qui Tam Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Litigation - Banking and Finance
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Sharon V. Lovejoy represents clients in a wide variety of litigation matters with primary focus in commercial, real estate and business litigation. Ms. Lovejoy has been named to the The Best Lawyers in America©, "Lawyer of the Year" in Honolulu list, Appellate Practice (2020), Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law (2015, 2019) and Litigation-Banking & Finance (2014, 2022). Lovejoy is also recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© (in “Appellate Law”, "Arbitration", "Banking & Finance Litigation", "Commercial Litigation", "Construction Litigation", "Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law", "Environmental Litigation","Real Estate Litigation", “Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law”, "Qui Tam Lam", "Land Use & Zoning Litigation", "Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action-Defendants" and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action-Plaintiffs), selected to the Hawaii Super Lawyers® list (in “Business Litigation”) and recognized by Chambers and Partners Leading Lawyers for Business (in "Commercial Litigation").

Ms. Lovejoy was honored to be appointed as a Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America trial lawyer honorary society, and served a 3 year term as a lawyer delegate to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference. She was President of the Federal Bar Association, Hawaii Chapter, 2013-14. Ms. Lovejoy is listed in Benchmark Litigation's Top 250 Women in Litigation (2012-2014), and is recognized as a "Litigation Star" by Benchmark Litigation. Ms. Lovejoy has been selected to the Pacific Business News list of "Women Who Mean Business" for 2018, and Pacific Edge Magazine's "Women in Business", 2019.

Ms. Lovejoy is admitted to practice law in Hawaii, Texas, Florida, Colorado and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Ms. Lovejoy has represented various business interests, from multi-national corporations, hospitality industry leaders and large commercial lenders, to small businesses and individual interests, in legal matters including real estate litigation, large commercial foreclosures, construction disputes, environmental litigation, landlord and tenant matters, trust and probate litigation and general business disputes.

She has extensive experience in both state and federal courts, and has handled cases before appellate courts and in alternative dispute resolution forums. Ms. Lovejoy holds Martindale-Hubbell’s® highest possible professional rating AV® given to her by other legal professionals based on their knowledge of her work, reputation and integrity.

Location

  • 733 Bishop Street, Suite 1900
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Baylor University , J.D., graduated 1987
  • Texas Wesleyan University , BS, graduated 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas
  • Colorado, Colorado Bar Association
  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member of Litigation and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections
  • Hawaii State Bar Association - Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Litigation - Banking and Finance

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Honolulu (2022)
  • Appellate Practice, Honolulu (2020)
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, Honolulu (2019)
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, Honolulu (2015)
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Honolulu (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Qui Tam Law
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Commercial Litigation

Awards:

  • Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation, 2012
  • Chambers USA,Litigation/General Litigation
  • Hawaii Super Lawyers List, Business Litigation

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