Legal Services

We’re fearless about helping employers and business owners. We look at your business from the 50,000-foot level, as well as from the ground up. We help you see the big picture without losing sight of the details. We advise on the following:

As a small Hawaii business, managing time and resources is critical, and ES&A has significantly lightened our load. Their expertise in reviewing contracts has saved me countless hours, allowing me to focus on core business activities. Moreover, their rates don't break the bank. Yet they offer great value without compromising on quality.

Loren Aquino
Partner & CXO
HI Tech Hui / Cyberuptive

We help you learn how to run.

We provide employers and organizations with proactive advice in the following areas:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Labor Law
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Safety and Health
  • Remote Working
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Organizational Development
  • HR Systems
  • Pandemic Response, including COVID-19 Guidance
  • Training
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We help you put out fires.

We represent employers in federal and state court proceedings (including appeals), government agency investigations and hearings, and in ADR proceedings (mediation and arbitration) in the following areas:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Labor Law
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Safety and Health
  • Proprietary Rights
  • ERISA Litigation
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Secure the device, secure the human. We help employers do both.

We provide employers and organizations with proactive advice on the use and integration of technology in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Policies, Agreements and Notices
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Response, Pre- and Post-Incident
  • Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning, tailored by industry
  • Training
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Rules, regulations, requirements. The government contracting universe is complex.

Whether you are a first-time government contractor or a seasoned one, we can advise you on operational and reporting requirements with respect to:

  • Contract Competition, Negotiation and Formation
  • Intellectual Property Use and Commercialization
  • Compliance and Administration
  • Training
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We help you blueprint the future.

We advise for-profit and nonprofit organizations throughout the business lifecycle in the following areas:

  • Entity Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Operations and Compliance
  • Corporate Law
  • Technology
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution (labor, employment and benefits issues)
  • Dissolution and Wind-Up
  • Training
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What’s the best complement to proactive legal advice? Good training.

We provide training that is tactical, trending, and strategic to help meet the unique challenges of doing business in Hawaii.

We offer a range of formats for employers and organizations, including:

  • Remote or in-person
  • Webinars
  • Workshops
  • Subscription (on-demand)
  • Customization upon request

We provide training for employers and organizations in the following areas:

  • HR Basics
  • HR Toolkit Essentials
  • Supervisor/Management Training
  • Pandemic Response Training
  • Government Contracts
  • Technology and Cybersecurity
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Structures and Restructuring
  • Strategic Planning and Change Management
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Happiness is a flat fee arrangement.

We offer employers and organizations a number of services at a flat fee. These fee arrangements offer value and certainty for clients, and facilitate budgeting. Some of our most frequently requested flat fee services include:

  • Employee handbooks
  • Job descriptions
  • Individual agreements
  • HR forms
  • Summary plan descriptions
  • Affirmative Action Program (AAPs)
  • Remote work policies
  • Reasonable accommodations policies
  • Substance abuse policies (State of Hawaii, Federal, Coast Guard)
  • COVID-19 policy
  • Mandatory vaccination policy
  • Entity formation (simple)
  • Acceptable use policy (technology)
  • Incident response policy (technology)
  • HR in a Box (Flat Fee Plus)
  • Training
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