Gary S. Kerwood
Gary S. Kerwood concentrates in the areas of real estate acquisitions, sales, leasing and finance. His practice also includes working with owners' associations and planned communities, commercial leasing and business transactions.
Mr. Kerwood practiced in Oregon for 16 years before relocating to Hawaii in 2002. His experiences in Oregon included, among others: (i) Assistant General Counsel, The Port of Portland (areas of responsibility included transactional real estate, ground and retail leases for the Portland International Airport and for three general aviation airports), (ii) Attorney and Assistant Secretary, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (areas of responsibility included providing general legal advice to worldwide timber products company regarding real estate sales, leases, and other agreements; trademark and other intellectual property matters; and business acquisition agreements such as asset purchase, license, and security agreements), (iii) Attorney at Miller, Nash, Wiener, Hager & Carlsen (areas of responsibility included general real estate, business, and estate planning) and (iv) Hearings Clerk to the Honorable Seymour J. Wenner, Bonneville Power Administration (1983 Wholesale Power and Transmission Rate Case).
Mr. Kerwood enjoys family, golfing, hiking, skiing and fly fishing.
Real Estate and Business Acquisitions and Sales
Real Estate Finance
Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Oregon State University, B.A., with high honors, 1974
U.S. District Court of Hawaii
State Courts of Hawaii
State Courts of Oregon (inactive)
Hawaii State Bar Association
Oregon State Bar (inactive)
Chair, Corporate Counsel Section, 1996-1997
AWARDS AND HONORS
Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Peer Review Rating – Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
Honored in 1999 with the Joe Sobek Outstanding Contributor Award by USA Racquetball for his efforts in founding the Oregon High School Racquetball League and co-founding the Oregon Junior Racquetball Association.