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Helping Families For Over 35 Years 

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Helping Families for Over 35 years

Mesothelioma + Asbestos • Birth Defects • Child Sex Abuse

We have recovered hundreds of millions for our clients.

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Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman LLP is a Hawaii personal injury firm with over 35 years of experience. Read more about how we can help you and your family.

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Our 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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We 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.

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The 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 and the mainland.

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L. Richard DeRobertis

Lead Appellate Lawyer

L. Richard DeRobertis is the lead appellate lawyer in the firm. Rick has helped to preserve and expand the legal rights of Hawaii's workers and consumers, and represents them in court appeals against manufacturers of defective products.

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Ilana K. Waxman

Managing Partner

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.

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Gary O. Galiher

In Memoriam (1946 - 2016)

Gary Galiher, the founder of Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman, began practicing law in 1977 and started his own law firm the following year. His trial skills combined with his tenacity and hard work obtained outstanding recoveries for his clients.

We bring decades of experience to help you and your family, handle all of our cases individually, and give our clients our personal attention. One of our attorneys will meet with you as soon as possible to learn about your circumstances and answer your questions. Our team will begin working immediately and aggressively to obtain the best result for your case.

We provide free initial consultations. If you believe you or a loved one has a claim or a potential lawsuit, we are willing to meet with you to evaluate your claim with no obligation on your part. To learn more about your legal rights and options, please contact us to receive a free initial consultation.