December 4, 2023  |  News

Mark K. Murakami Bolsters Cades Schutte’s Real Estate Team

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Honolulu (December 1, 2023)—Seasoned real estate attorney Mark K. Murakami has joined Cades Schutte, effective December 1.

Mark has been practicing in Hawai‘i for over 35 years, with a practice focusing on real property, including complex real estate transactions, commercial real estate development and operations with an emphasis on purchases and sales of property, retail and office lease negotiation and administration, multi-party development agreements, dedication of infrastructure projects to governmental authorities, real estate subdivisions, and easements. He advises high-profile clients including James Campbell Company, and has extensive experience in Land Court (Torrens System) judicial and non-judicial matters.

“We are thrilled to be adding Mark’s broad experience in real estate transactions to our existing top-tier real estate team,” said Ryan M. Wilson, partner and member of Cades Schutte’s Management Committee. “Many of our attorneys have worked with Mark in the past as well, and we look forward to now working together as part of the same firm to serve our clients.”

Mark’s capabilities in real estate law are recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers & Partners. Active in the community, Mark currently serves on the Board as Chair of the Feed the Hunger Fund, a community development financial institution active in Hawai‘i and in California.  He is also currently a Board Member of the Hawaii State Bar Association. Prior to joining Cades Schutte, he was a partner in the real estate department of another major Honolulu law firm.

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.

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