Sharon V. Lovejoy is the Director of Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher. She represents clients in a wide variety of litigation matters with primary focus in commercial, real estate and business litigation. Ms. Lovejoy has been named by Best Lawyers in America, 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" in Honolulu, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law and 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" in Honolulu, Litigation-Banking & Finance. Lovejoy is also recognized by Best Lawyers (in “Appellate Law”, "Arbitration", "Banking & Finance Litigation", "Commercial Litigation", "Construction Litigation", "Environmental Litigation","Real Estate Litigation" and “Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law”), 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 fellow in 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 (2011-2014), and is recognized as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation and Benchmark Appellate.
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.