Masuda Funai Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers

June 29, 2016

Leading LawyersSM recently named 15 Masuda Funai attorneys to its list of "Leading Lawyers" and six attorneys to its list of "Emerging Lawyers".

Less than five percent of all lawyers licensed in Illinois have received the distinction of being a Leading Lawyer. Below are the Masuda Funai attorneys who have received the 2016 Leading Lawyer designation:

  • Jerold E. Fink – Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation; Franchise & Dealership Law
  • Bryan Y. Funai - Closely & Privately Held Business Law; Immigration Law: Employment; International Business & Trade Law
  • Kathleen M. Gaber – Immigration Law: Employment
  • Timothy J. Hammersmith – Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance; Real Estate Law: Tax
  • Colin Hara – Immigration Law: Employment; International Business & Trade Law: Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Alan M. Kaplan – Employment Law: Management; Labor Law: Management
  • Eldon H. Kakuda – Closely & Privately Held Business Law; Immigration Law: Employment; International Business & Trade Law
  • Steven L. Katz – Commercial Litigation; Franchise & Dealership Law
  • George H. Kobayashi – Franchise & Dealership Law; Intellectual Property Law; International Business & Trade Law
  • Dayne Kono - Immigration Law: Employment; International Business & Trade Law
  • Reinhold F. Krammer – Commercial Litigation; International Business & Trade Law
  • Thomas P. McMenamin – Closely & Privately Held Business Law; International Business & Trade Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Secured Transactions Law
  • Stephen M. Proctor - Closely & Privately Held Business Law; International Business & Trade Law
  • Gary Vist – Commercial Litigation; Franchise & Dealership Law: International Business & Trade Law
  • Robert S. White – Immigration Law: Employment

Emerging Lawyers have been identified as the top two percent of lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or practicing law 10 years or less, and have proven to be professional, ethical and experienced at an early point in their legal career. Below are the Masuda Funai attorneys who have received the 2016 Emerging Lawyer designation: