North America

United States of America

The economic, political and cultural relationships between the United States and Japan that span more than 150 years have created many significant business opportunities and challenges for businesses and individuals in both countries. Kitahama Partners has a large number of Japanese attorneys and Registered Foreign Attorneys based in Osaka, Tokyo and Fukuoka who have studied at prominent American law schools and worked at law firms in the United States.

Such attorneys are also qualified lawyers of prominent U.S. States, including New York, California, Illinois, and North Carolina. Our firm is also a long-standing member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan and has strong ties with the American business community in Japan. Based on a deep understanding of the needs of Japanese clients investing in the United States and U.S. clients investing in Japan, our attorneys are able to respond smoothly in English and Japanese to the needs of clients in areas such as M&A, intellectual property, commercial transactions, employment and labor, litigation and ADR, and provide cost-effective, quick and practical legal services.

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