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Rika Loza is a vital member of the firm’s Client Services team. Fluent in Japanese, Rika provides interpretation services in client meetings; completely bicultural, she explains cultural nuances to our clients. Her previous international and multicultural experience, along with her prior client service experience, enable her to competently assist our international clients on their cross-border cultural, business and language differences. She also handles general inquiries from existing and prospective clients, and she facilitates seamless communications by translating correspondence to and from our clients.

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Rika regularly attends networking events for the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Chicago and the Japan America Society of Chicago. She is committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients at every turn.

Prior to joining Masuda Funai, Rika was an International Coordinator for an American insurance company in Chicago and prior to that, she did an internship with a U.S. publishing company in New York.


  • University at Albany SUNY, B.A. Globalization Studies, 2014
  • Kansai Gaidai University (Hirakata City, Japan), Double Degree Program, Intensive English Track, 2014


  • Japanese
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Recipient of the University at Albany SUNY “Spellman Achievement” and “Most Engaged International Student” Awards