Norman H.Y. Cheng

Norman H.Y. Cheng: Attorney with Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher (23 Attorneys)
  • Pacific Guardian Center, Makai Tower, 733 Bishop Street, Suite 1900, Honolulu, HI 96813
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    4.6/5.0 (36)
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Norman H.Y. Cheng is Managing Director of the firm. Mr. Cheng concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate, hotels and resorts, business structure and operations and commercial transactions. He has also participated in a variety of legal matters, including real estate transactions, construction agreements, collections, national retail leasing, complex corporate litigation, and real estate development. Mr. Cheng holds Martindale-Hubbell®'s highest possible professional rating (AV®) given to him by other professionals based on their knowledge of his work, reputation and integrity. Mr. Cheng has been recognized by Chambers and Partners USA Leading Lawyers for Business in the practice area of Real Estate Law, and Hawaii Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in the practice area of Real Estate Law. At the William S. Richardson School of Law, Mr. Cheng finished among the top students in his class and was published twice in the University of Hawaii Law Review.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Commercial Leasing
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Finance
  • Partnership Formation
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures
  • Corporate
  • Shopping Center Development
  • Hotel & Resort Development

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
808-537-6100  Phone
808-537-5434  Fax
University Attended:
Georgetown University, B.A., English and Psychology, 1999
Law School Attended:
University of Hawaii, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002, Hawaii
Hawaii State Bar Association (Member, Real Property and Financial Services Sections)
Birth Information:
Honolulu, Hawaii, December 13, 1976
COMMERCIAL LEASING: Represents Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE: SRG) in commercial leasing throughout the United States. Seritage is a publicly traded REIT with over $1 billion of assets.

COMPLEX REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Represents BlackSand Capital, a private equity firm based in Honolulu engaged in real estate acquisitions, financing and development. BUSINESS SALES: Assisted successful local business in sale to a publicly traded retail chain that involved assets on multiple islands.

Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (36 reviews)
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    Pacific Guardian Center, Makai Tower , 733 Bishop Street, Suite 1900
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