Johnathan C. Bolton

Firm: Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel
Location: Honolulu - HI

  • 999 Bishop Street, Suite 1600
    Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Tel : (808) 547-5600
  • Fax : (808) 547-5880

Johnathan’s practice focuses on business and commercial law, real estate and business litigation, debtor/creditor rights, and bankruptcy law. He is the Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice group and is a member of the Business Litigation practice group and the Real Estate & Insurance Litigation practice group. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Clients seek Johnathan for his knowledge, skill and experience in complex, high-stakes situations. He is known for his zealous representation of clients and for finding creative solutions to complex legal problems. He regularly advises and represents local Hawai‘i companies as well as U.S. mainland and foreign entities conducting business in Hawai‘i.

Johnathan is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2009. He has also been listed in Super Lawyers since 2013 and was ranked by Chambers & Partners and Benchmark Litigation beginning in 2015.


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2019
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, Future Star, 2017-2019
  • Super Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Top 25 Hawai‘i Super Lawyers 2016-2018

Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel

Being a respected business law firm in Hawaiʻi for over a century is the result of our dedication to the legal profession and to our island community. Most of all, we know how to get things done. With real estate lawyers, environmental lawyers, employment lawyers, healthcare lawyers, estate planning lawyers, and business litigation lawyers, we have over 50 attorneys who can navigate the legal issues affecting your Hawaiʻi business.

We consider ourselves pretty lucky to work in a world-class law firm that just so happens to be located in the middle of paradise. It’s something we don’t take for granted, and it inspires us to make good things happen for our clients each and every day.

Having been a part of this community for over a century means we know the lay of the land, how things work and, most importantly, how to get things done in Hawai‘i. We offer a broad range of practices and our experienced team of over 50 attorneys can navigate the complexities of most legal matters relating to business in Hawai‘i.

This unwavering dedication to excellence is reflected in our proven track record of positive legal outcomes. It’s also a key reason why we’ve earned and maintained the trust of so many domestic and international companies who have expanded here.

At Goodsill, we are Hawai‘i, we understand Hawai‘i, and we’re committed to helping you and your business thrive here as well.