David Schulmeister


Dave is a partner practicing in the area of litigation, and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Construction Law and Litigation Practice Group.

Dave’s practice concentrates in the areas of contract and real estate litigation, construction litigation and arbitration, public contract law and water resources law.


  • J.D. (1980), University of Oregon School of Law
  • B.A. Philosophy (1976), Yale University, with distinction


  • Hawaii State Bar (1980)
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association