September 9, 2022  |  News

IFLR1000 Recognizes Cades Schutte as a Top Tier Firm in Real Estate and M&A

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Cades Schutte is proud to have been once again ranked as a Tier 1 firm in Real Estate and M&A in Hawai‘i by IFLR1000.

In addition, the publication recently released its list of Leading Lawyers for 2022, and Justin M. Sugiyama has been newly recognized as a “Highly Regarded” Leading Lawyer in Real Estate. Justin is a partner in Cades Schutte’s Finance and Real Estate Department and has a broad transactional practice including complex financing matters, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.

Marc E. Rousseau also maintains his position as a “Highly Regarded – State” Leading Lawyer in Corporate and M&A.

The 2022 IFLR1000 results can be found here.

About IFLR1000

The IFLR1000 has been producing legal market intelligence since 1990 and remains the only international legal directory dedicated to ranking law firms and lawyers based on financial and corporate transactional work. The rankings are based on extensive research and analyze the best financial and corporate law firms operating in more than 235 jurisdictions worldwide. The awards recognize exceptional law firms and individual lawyers across 750 practice areas – national and regional – globally.

About Cades Schutte LLP

Cades Schutte is a full-service law firm with over 80 attorneys, providing superior service in over 40 practice and industry areas from our main office in Honolulu and offices in Kahului, Kona, Līhu‘e, and Waimea. Since the founding of our firm in 1922, Cades Schutte attorneys have been called on to serve as counsel in some of the most notable cases and transactions in the State of Hawai‘i.

Cades Schutte offers a wide range of corporate and personal legal services with an emphasis on business counseling. The firm is proud to serve local, national, and international clients, and regularly handles estate planning, tax, real estate, finance, and civil litigation matters.

Cades Schutte is organized into four departments—Finance, Real Estate, and Corporate; Litigation; Tax; and Trusts and Estates—but departmental lines are fluid. Cades Schutte attorneys from different departments routinely collaborate on projects to benefit the firm’s clients.  This approach provides a full array of the firm’s expertise and experience.

The firm has adopted a democratic style of management in which the strategic direction and vision for the firm are developed by its partners, and headed up by its Management Committee.


Erika Galarneau
Marketing & Business Development Manager