William C. Byrns

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing Lawyers

Stockholder / Director

Oahu (Honolulu) 1001 Bishop Street, Suite 1800
Honolulu, HI 96813

About Bill

Attorney, strategist, problem-solver. For Bill Byrns, the terms are intertwined. “My task is to develop timely, cost-effective solutions for my clients,” says Byrns, whose practice focuses on real estate and business. Whether those clients are seasoned developers, a hotel owner looking to sell, partners in a fledgling business, a condominium association board of directors, or first-time home buyers, Byrns focuses on finding the appropriate strategy for the person and the issue at hand.

Awards and Recognition

Practice Areas

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Additional Information

Representative Experience
  • Hotel sales Represented clients in the sale of several hotels
  • Lease rent renegotiations Numerous rent renegotiations for lessors and lessees on commercial, industrial and residential property.
  • Leased fee conversions Completion of numerous leased fee conversions for both lessors and lessees, including condominium associations.
  • Foreclosures Representation of AOAOs and lenders in numerous foreclosure actions; serves as Court-appointed Commissioner.
  • Condominiums Representation of developers, condominium associations, and boards of directors in the development, operation and administration of condominium projects.
  • Commercial leasing Preparation of commercial leases for numerous lessors; review of leases for prospective lessees.
Real Property Law, Finance and Litigation
  • Sale, acquisition and development of real estate
  • Condominiums, cooperatives and subdivisions
  • Real estate conveyancing
  • Commercial leasing
  • Real estate, construction and commercial lending
  • Foreclosures and collections
  • Lease rent renegotiations
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
Business Law
  • Incorporations
  • Partnerships
  • Limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships
  • Drafting and negotiating corporate and commercial contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating employment agreements and independent contractor agreements
  • Advising business clients on general business matters
  • Sale and acquisition of businesses
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
    • Real Property and Financial Services Section
    • Collection Law Section
  • Court-appointed commissioner for judicial foreclosures, First Circuit Court, State of Hawai`i
Awards and Recognition
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Best Lawyers in America© (Real Estate, 2016-present)
Admitted to Practice
  • Hawai`i
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (B.A. magna cum laude, Economics)