Roman Amaguin

Law Office of Roman Amaguin
Contact: (808) 271-1088
Law School: William S. Richardson School of Law - University of Hawaii at Manoa
Jurisdiction: Hawaii


About Roman Amaguin
Roman was formerly a partner at a large Honolulu law firm and has extensive employment litigation experience and trial preparation in both federal and state courts and before federal and state agencies. After working "of counsel" at another large Honolulu firm, Roman started his own office, Law Office of Roman Amaguin. Roman has counseled, lectured, and trained employers on a wide range of common law and statutory issues. He has extensive knowledge and litigation experience with right to privacy, defamation, emotional distress, breach of contract, assault and battery, and other common law claims. His experience also includes litigating sexual and other forms of harassment, discrimination, Title VII and Hawaii Employment Practices Statute cases, FLSA, HIPAA, ERISA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, COBRA, whistleblower, retaliation, and other statutory-based claims. He has defended and prosecuted class action lawsuits. Roman regularly reviews and drafts non-competition agreements, contracts, separation agreements, and assists in workplace investigations. He also drafts, reviews and revises employer policies, including drug-testing, harassment, privacy, and leave of absence policies. He is on the Employment Law Arbitration Panel for National Arbitration and Mediation and an Arbitrator for the State of Hawaii's Court Annexed Arbitration Program. In 2014 he was selected a "Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment" by American Lawyer Media, the nation's largest publisher of legal media, including the National Law Journal, the American Lawyer, and Corporate Counsel. He is also listed as a Hawaii Super Lawyer. Representative Published Cases (These examples are illustrative only and reference to these cases must not be considered as a guarantee, warranty, or predicted outcome of any other legal matter, regardless of any similarities): Assaturian v. Hertz Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122213 (D.Haw. Sept. 2, 2014) (represented Plaintiff in disability case–whether employer e
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Principal, Law Office of Roman Amaguin
Of Counsel, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing
Lawyer and Partner/Director, Torkildson Katz
William S. Richardson School of Law - University of Hawaii at ManoaJ.D.Law
Honors: Executive Editor of the University of Hawaii Law Review
University of California - BerkeleyB.A.History
Honors: Honors
Professional Associations
Member, Hawaii State Bar


345 Queen Street
Suite 504
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 271-1088