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Hirokazu Kishinami is an Immigration associate and a member of the firm’s Japan practice. He was born and raised in Saitama, Japan and is fully bilingual in Japanese and English. Hirokazu’s acute understanding of Japanese culture is a tremendous asset to our clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Hirokazu was a law clerk for a small firm in Washington, D.C., where he drafted motions and memoranda of law supporting civil litigation and court filings. He also served as a student attorney for the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, and he was a summer associate with Masuda Funai in 2021. During law school, Hirokazu served as a research and spading volunteer with the Washington College of Law War Crimes Research Office in D.C.

Practice Areas


  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 2022


  • Illinois


  • Japanese
Professional Activities
Legal Updates/Client Advisories
Business Immigration Monthly - March 2023
USCIS Completes Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B Quota Lottery The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has completed the Fiscal Year…
Business Immigration Monthly - February 2023
H-1B Quota Registration Opens in One Week The H-1B quota registration for FY2024 (October 1, 2023 to September 30, 2024) will open on March…
Employment-Based Green Card Priority Date Retrogression
The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) may retrogress employment-based immigrant visa categories (a.k.a. "green cards") when there is a…
Business Immigration Monthly - January 2023
H-1B QUOTA REGISTRATION OPENS IN APPROXIMATELY 1 MONTH - IS YOUR COMPANY READY? The H-1B quota registration for FY2024 (October 1, 2023 to…
Masuda Funai Hosts 2023 Immigration Seminar
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. hosted its annual Immigration Seminar on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at the DoubleTree Hotel in…