Greg Kugle concentrates his practice in the area of litigation and appeals. His litigation practice primarily involves the areas of commercial disputes and business litigation, construction disputes, land use and real estate litigation. He also represents clients in aviation, bankruptcy, employment, personal injury and insurance coverage cases. He has litigated cases in the State of Hawaii District and Circuit Courts, the Hawaii Bankruptcy Court and United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, and has handled appeals before the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals, the Hawaii Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Greg was recently named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Litigation-Land Use & Zoning “Lawyer of the Year” in Honolulu. A designation given to a single attorney in each practice group by metropolitan area. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among their peers for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Greg received this accolade in 2017 and 2013 for Land Use & Zoning. He also was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Aviation Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Land Use & Zoning, and Real Estate Law. Greg is also listed in Super Lawyers in General Litigation.
Some examples of his work include:
Represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals in all manner of construction disputes, including mechanics’ liens, construction defects, delay claims, and construction site injury claims. Represented construction industry clients in State and Federal court litigation, arbitration and mediation. Litigated and arbitrated construction disputes on such projects as the First Hawaiian Tower, Lowe’s at Kona, Discovery Bay, One Archer Lane, Waikiki Duty Free Shop, International Market Place, the Honolulu Airport and the Queens Medical Center West.
Phone: (808) 531-8031