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A destination firm for companies and investors in the Pacific

Calvo Fisher & Jacob is known for handling the most difficult and complex matters for clients doing business across the Pacific Rim. With offices in Guam, San Francisco, and Saipan, we have represented hundreds of individual and corporate clients in complex transactional matters and cross-border disputes that require experience and expertise in multiple jurisdictions and practice areas.  We work as a tightly-integrated team across time zones.  We place a premium on creativity to deliver successful results to our clients.

Calvo Fisher & Jacob Attorneys

E. Christian Calvo

Associate
San Francisco, Guam

Janalynn Cruz Damian

Associate
Guam

Sarah L. Fabian

Associate
San Francisco, Guam

Kathleen V. Fisher

Partner
San Francisco, Guam

Alexander Freeman

Associate
San Francisco

Dana A. Gutierrez

Of Counsel
Guam

Shane A. Intihar

Associate
San Francisco

Beth B. Koh

Associate
San Francisco

Maya Maravilla

Associate
San Francisco

Michael A. Pangelinan

Partner
Guam

Genevieve P. Rapadas

Associate
San Francisco, Guam

Charles Rotbart

Of Counsel
San Francisco

Jay D. Trickett

Associate
San Francisco

Firm News

CFJ Wins Summary Judgment for Guam Airport in Native Lands Dispute

On August 30, 2017, Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood of the District Court of Guam dismissed a lawsuit that had been filed against the government of Guam, including the Guam International Airport Agency (GIAA), in 2015 by Vicente Crawford who sought compensation for the Airport's continued use of his ancestral lands. CFJ's Genevieve Rapadas successfully argued the summary judgment motion in federal court on behalf of GIAA. The CFJ team on the case also included Jay Trickett and Kathy Fisher.

All in the Family: New York Times Highlights "Young Voices on a Targeted Island"

Noelle Monge, who is a sophmore and English major at Boston University, is one of six young Guam residents who speak out about the island in a New York Times article that appeared on August 20, 2017, Young Voices on a Targeted Island: 'Very Lucky to Be From Guam'.  CFJ's Eduardo "Champ" Calvo is Noelle's proud grandfather.  CFJ's Jennifer Calvo and Christian Calvo are her aunt and uncle. 

CFJ's Pangelinan Speaks to NY Times re Coverage of Guam in North Korea Crisis

CFJ Partner Michael Pangelinan was one of several Guam residents who commented to the New York Times on August 10, 2017 for the article entitled, "At the Tip of the Spear": Guam Residents on U.S.-North Korea Tensions.  Mikes thoughts are set out in full below:

'Just Regular Americans'

Michael A. Pangelinan, 47, a lawyer who lives in Dededo, in the north of the island, was one of many Guamanians who expressed frustration about how little their home was understood by Americans.