Cuyler Shaw
Of Counsel


 Areas of Practice:


  • Health Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


  • M.A., Southeast Asia, Yale University, 1971
  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard University, 1966
  • A.B., magna cum laude, Yale University, 1963

Cuyler E. Shaw
Of Counsel

Cuyler Shaw, Of Counsel and formerly Partner at Ashford & Wriston, has practiced with the firm since 1973.

Mr. Shaw heads the firm's business section. He specializes in:

  • Health care law
  • Bankruptcy practice
  • Business mergers and acquisitions

Mr. Shaw serves as transactional counsel for Hawaii Medical Service Association, Hawaii's Blue Cross/Blue Shield health plan. Other clients include the City Square and Waimalu Plaza Shopping Centers (Oahu) , the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands ( commercial leasing) , Bank of Hawaii ( special assets) , The Takitani Foundation, Barnwell Industries, Inc., KD Kaupulehu, LLLP (Big Island) and Maui Divers of Hawaii, Ltd. Mr. Shaw's clients also include hotel and real estate projects on Guam and Saipan.

Professional Activities:

Mr. Shaw is an advisory director of the Hawaii Restaurant Association. 

Community Activities:

Mr. Shaw participates as a lecturer on business organization in entrepreneurship training programs.