Born in Kyushu and raised in the Tokyo area of Japan, Tadashi Tahara is an integral member of the firm’s Japan practice, representing Japanese corporations and their U.S. subsidiaries throughout North America in all stages of business. He is bilingual in Japanese and English, and his understanding of Japanese business and culture is invaluable to the firm’s clients.
Tadashi’s corporate practice experience focuses on cross-border and domestic business transactions, including due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, financing agreements, and developing share purchase and shareholders agreements. As a member of the firm’s Commercial, Competition & Trade practice, he works on a myriad of commercial transactions, including sales representative and distributorship relationships involving the development, manufacture, and sale of goods, services, and technology, manufacturing and supply arrangements, warehousing and OEM agreements, and equipment leases.
Prior to joining Masuda Funai, Tadashi spent about 6 years as an associate attorney at a law firm in Tokyo, Japan, and he was a legal intern for The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Representation in Japan, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan.