Passionate Advocates for Our Clients
We have helped thousands of people with mesothelioma
and other catastrophic injuries.
We Are Hawaii Mesothelioma Lawyers
Helping Hawaii Families For Over 35 Years
Advocates for Victims of Sports-Related Brain Injury
Visit our knowledge center to learn about your rights
and your legal position as a sufferer or family member
of someone with sports-related brain injury.
On Your BehalfWe truly care about each and every one of our clients. That's because we only take cases where we believe we're on the right side of the issues. Are you one of the good guys? We want to help, if so.
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Get ResultsOur firm has a proven track record of success. We have recovered over a billion dollars for our clients. We will aggressively and tenaciously pursue your case to achieve the maximum possible recovery.
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Your TeamWe handle every case as a team, and work hard to achieve the best possible result for every client. As your team, we'll bring this teamwork and dedication to your case. Have a look at our attorneys' profiles and see if we're for you.
Meet the Attorneys
Statewide PracticeThe Galiher firm proudly represents clients from every island. We have a nationwide reputation for being among the best in the business, and offer the highest quality litigation skills and experience to all of Hawaii.
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We are the leading mesothelioma law firm in the State of Hawaii.
Galiher DeRobertis Waxman is a Hawaii personal injury law firm with over 35 years of experience. We can help you and your family.
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- 21OctThis week’s podcast abounds with helpful information and advice about elder care and elder abuse. Attorney Anthony Carr joins Gary in the conversation, and they discuss with Mike Buck, our host, everything from the variety...16OctWe’ve previously posted a roundup of Hawaii-based community resources, which can show you where to turn if you are concerned about the well-being of any older person, or if you need to report elder abuse....
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We Are A Hawaii Law Firm
Galiher DeRobertis Waxman is well known in Hawaii for its decades of experience and successful handling of mesothelioma and personal injury cases. We would like to help you with your or your loved one’s mesothelioma or catastrophic injury case. Click here to learn about our extensive legal experience in the islands.
Meet Our Partners
Gary Galiher, the founder and senior partner of Galiher DeRobertis Waxman, began practicing law in 1977 and founded his own law firm the following year. His trial skills combined with his tenacity and hard work have obtained outstanding recoveries for his clients.
L. Richard DeRobertis is the lead appellate lawyer in the firm and second in tenure. Rick has helped to preserve and expand the legal rights of Hawaii workers and consumers, and represents them in court appeals against manufacturers of defective products.
Since joining the Galiher team in 2007, Ilana has focused her practice on clients with mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases. She also works on whistleblower cases, pharmaceutical cases, and international claims brought by victims of terrorism.