Masuda Funai represents business clients from diverse industries and specialized market segments from around the globe faced with domestic commercial disputes and litigation. We have successfully resolved high-stakes claims in courts and tribunals throughout the country involving single, multi-plaintiff and class action litigation. We utilize our experience to aggressively - but efficiently - assist our clients assert or defend business disputes, regardless of claim size.
In addition to our proven advocacy ability, we offer demonstrable skill in explaining the complexities of domestic litigation and the American court systems, which can be complicated for international businesses unfamilair with U.S. law and procedure. Our in-depth understanding of a wide range of cultures and fluency in a multitude of languages has allowed us to successfully advise foreign-owned business clients with limited English ability or whose documents are in their native language. We have also developed expertise in helping our clients coordinate and manage the complexities of cross-border litigation.
Our litigators are proven negotiators with extensive courtroom experience involved in a wide variety of business disputes, ranging from complex commercial and patent litigation to contract, real estate/construction, employment and partnership disputes; to cargo/shipping claims, antitrust matters, insurance coverge and product liability. Our national and international industry experience is equally broad and includes high tech, electronics and semi-conductors, automotive, heavy manufacturing, transporation and distribution, shipping and trade, import and export, telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, retail and hospitality, among others. We also work diligently with clients on litigation prevention and risk management techniques designed to reduce the exposure to, and the cost of, litigation.
Whether a dispute involves federal, state or appellate court, arbitration or private negotiation designed to eliminate conflict behind the scenes, we are commited to a strategic approach to problem-solving and bring the right mix of lawyers to match the specific needs of each client. This means we listen to what our clients tell us they want to achieve and we articulate and discuss, in clear and simple terms, the optimal approach to dispute resolution, risk management and cost-containment. We make a point of preparing our clients for the rigors of litigation with a single purpose — to win.