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Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Kenton P. Knop has been admitted to practice law in the State of California. Mr. Knop's membership in the State Bar of California is effective as of September 23, 2021.

Mr. Knop focuses his practice on commercial matters and related commercial litigation, data privacy laws and data breach response, intellectual property and antitrust matters. Mr. Knop is fluent in English and Japanese and has basic proficiency in Korean. Mr. Knop currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and is a member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

“We are pleased with Kenton’s admission to California and that he will be able to provide additional support for our Los Angeles office and California-based clients,” said George Kobayashi, President of Masuda Funai. “His licensures in California, Illinois and Wisconsin enhance Masuda Funai’s ability to counsel our clients throughout the United States.”