Six Masuda Funai Attorneys Named to Leading Lawyers Network

February 4, 2009

Chicago, IL - The law firm of Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that six attorneys have been named to the list of top Illinois lawyers, as identified by Leading Lawyers Network Magazine.

Masuda Funai's Leading Lawyers are:

Jerrold E. Fink, Antitrust Law; Franchise & Dealership Law and Commercial Litigation

Bryan Y. Funai, Immigration Law: Employment and International Business & Trade Law

Kathleen M. Gaber, Immigration Law: Employment

Timothy J. Hammersmith, Commercial Bankruptcy and Workout Law

Dayne Kono, Immigration Law: Employment and International Business & Trade Law

Robert S. White, Immigration Law: Employment

Leading Lawyers Network Magazine honored more Immigration attorneys from Masuda Funai than any other Illinois firm. The Immigration Group of Masuda Funai is one of the larger immigration groups in the state of Illinois. The Group processes more than 2,500 applications each year through the USCIS, DOS and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The Immigration practice is both national and international in scope, representing numerous companies and individuals from around the United States and the world.

Each year, the Law Bulletin Publishing Company surveys lawyers, asking them which of their peers and competitors they would recommend to a family member or friend if they could not take a case within their area of law. Based upon survey nominations and an approval by the Network's Advisory Board, only the top lawyers in their field are recognized in the Leading Lawyers Network.