Charles Hunter practices in the firm’s commercial litigation section. 

Mr. Hunter practices in the firm’s commercial litigation section. 


Mr. Hunter graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2012 and, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif and Thurston Society. Mr. Hunter was an Executive Board member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, and was a team member for three years. He took first place at the International Competition for Mediation Advocacy in Toronto, Canada.


Mr. Hunter received the 2011 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy. He was also awarded the 2012 Ferguson Admiralty Law Scholarship. While in law school, Mr. Hunter received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards and Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Commercial Contract Drafting, International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Maritime Law, Negotiation and Settlement, Real Estate Transactions, and Regulated Industries.


Mr. Hunter was a judicial extern at the Federal Bankruptcy Court in San Jose, California, for the Honorable Judge Stephen Johnson. He also worked as a judicial extern in the San Francisco Superior Court, Law and Motion Department, for the Honorable Judges Peter Busch and Charlotte Woolard.


Mr. Hunter holds a business degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Prior Employment

Before entering law school, Mr. Hunter was a real estate investment sales broker for CB Richard Ellis in Honolulu. During that time, he was involved in over 75 sales and 135 leasing transactions for nearly a billion dollars in commercial real estate assets. He was engaged in projects in Hawaii, Guam, and the Caribbean.

Professional Associations and Licenses

Mr. Hunter is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in the State of Hawaii, and the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.