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Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. welcomes Hatoka Tsukamoto as a Visiting Foreign Attorney in its Chicago office. Hatoka comes to Masuda Funai from the law firm of Kioizaka Themis Law Firm in Tokyo, Japan. She was registered with the Daini Tokyo Bar Association until June 2022 when she came to the U.S. She further strengthens Masuda Funai’s Japanese services team and brings to the Firm strong legal expertise in corporate transactions, commercial litigation, and general corporate matters.

Hatoka received an LL.M. from the University of Virginia School of Law. She holds a J.D. from Osaka University Law School. Proficient in both Japanese and English, Hatoka embodies versatile legal skills and a global perspective.

“We are delighted to have Hatoka working with us,” said George Kobayashi, the president of Masuda Funai. “Her deep understanding of both U.S. and Japanese law, and her diverse corporate practice enhances Masuda Funai’s ability to counsel our many Japanese clients in the United States.”

For more than 90 years, Masuda Funai has been the premier legal advisor for Japanese and foreign companies doing business in the United States.