Masuda Funai and Kitahama Partners Establish International Collaboration
We are pleased to announce that the law firms of Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. and Kitahama Partners have entered into an international cooperative and collaborative relationship, which will provide each firm's clients highly responsive referrals and outstanding legal services in the United States and Japan.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. (www.masudafunai.com), with its main office in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., and over 40 attorneys licensed in various states in the U.S., represents clients in commercial, corporate and financial transactions, litigation and arbitration, intellectual property, sales and distribution, commercial real estate, employment, labor and employee benefits, and immigration law. In addition to its main office in Chicago, Masuda Funai maintains offices in Schaumburg, Illinois and Los Angeles, California.
Kitahama Partners (www.kitahama.or.jp), with three offices in the major Japanese cities of Osaka, Tokyo and Fukuoka, and over 70 attorneys licensed in Japan and various states in the U.S., represents clients in commercial, corporate and financial transactions, litigation and arbitration, intellectual property, real estate, corporate restructuring and employment matters.
While each law firm performs legal services on behalf of its clients as an independent, separate and distinct legal entity, the collaboration will result in timely and significantly more effective services for businesses operating in the United States and Japan.