Co-Managing Partner

Bryson R. Chow served as a co-managing partner for Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP, from 2011 – 2018 and together with another partner leads the firm’s litigation section.  Chow is experienced in handling complex disputes and successfully achieving cost-effective resolutions. He has represented individuals, business owners, general contractors, as well as other entities. Chow’s practice areas include commercial litigation, real estate litigation, construction litigation, community association law, foreclosure law, and contract litigation.

Chow is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association in the litigation and collection sections, and a member of the Community Associations Institute.

Since 2015, Chow has been recognized as a Hawaii Rising Star by Super Lawyers, which recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. This honor is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys within each state, and the selection process is rigorous, including third-party validation of professional accomplishments.

Chow began his career as a law clerk at a reputable plaintiff’s firm in Denver, Colorado. In 2009, he started working with PMKC and quickly became an integral part of the firm’s community association and litigation practice. He assisted his partner, Christian P. Porter, in developing a collections and customer service strategy, which has since made PMKC a leader in community association law.

Growing up in Kailua, Hawaii, Chow graduated from St. Louis High School. In 2001, he earned his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. In 2007, he received his J.D. from the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver.