Honolulu real estate attorney Peter Starn has over forty-five years experience in the areas of commercial real estate development and operations. Mr. Starn has extensive experience in corporate finance, mergers, and acquisitions. His real property practice includes the development, sale, acquisition, financing, and restructuring of hotels, office buildings, condominiums, and shopping centers, with particular expertise in the hotel industry. Much of Mr. Starn’s practice centers on international transactions. He has also managed large complex litigation matters for corporate clients and for large land holding trusts in Hawaii. Mr. Starn holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible professional rating (AV) both in Hawaii and in California; this rating is given by his legal peers, based on their knowledge of his work, reputation and integrity. Mr. Starn has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, as 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" in Honolulu, in the practice area of Administrative/Regulatory Law. He is also recognized by Best Lawyers in the practice areas of Business Organizations, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Leisure & Hospitality Law and Real Estate Law. Mr. Starn has also been recognized by Super Lawyers and by Chambers USA Leading Lawyers for Business in the practice area of Real Estate Law. Mr. Starn is a former Naval Aviator and Marine Corps Officer and has on occasion undertaken matters relating to aviation law.