Stewart Pressman


Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Law

Phone: 808-529-7300

Fax: 808-524-8293


Stewart Pressman is a partner practicing in the corporate department and concentrating in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, private equity fund organization, securities law, and general corporate and business organization matters. Mr. Pressman's practice in the mergers and acquisitions area is focused on complex transactions representing both purchasers and sellers in a wide range of publicly and privately held company acquisitions and divestitures, as well as takeover transactions. His practice in the venture capital arena involves representation of venture capital fund organizers, venture capital fund investors, and emerging growth companies, counseling such start-up clients in all aspects of formation and organization, debt and equity financing, including private placements and public offerings of securities, and strategies for ultimate exit transactions. Mr. Pressman is currently named as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business by Chambers USA in the area of corporate law, and has also been selected by The Best Lawyers in America® and Honolulu Magazine in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Corporate Law. Mr. Pressman has been named by The Best Lawyers in America® as Honolulu Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year in 2012 and 2018.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1989
  • Hawaii, 1996


Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California

  • J.D. cum laude - 1989
  • Honors: Order of the Coif

University of Southern California

  • B.S. - 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Business and Intellectual Property Law Sections, Member