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We are consistent, patient and professional, helping you establish and grow your business. With Kawasaki Law Office PLLC, you should expect the best.

Let us introduce you who's handling your case.

Shimpei Kawasaki is the founder of Kawasaki Law Office PLLC. Shimpei is a highly experienced business attorney who focuses on providing legal representation to clients in the hospitality industry in New York City. With his extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry and legal expertise, Shimpei brings a unique perspective to the practice of law, providing exceptional legal services to his clients.


Shimpei obtained his J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law, and subsequently provided legal assistance on a contractual basis to top law firms in New York City for antitrust litigations involving Japanese corporations. He further honed his legal skills at the largest hospitality law firm in New York City before establishing his own practice. Shimpei's experience and knowledge in the areas of business law have made him a trusted advisor to many business clients in the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants, and bars.


As a fluent speaker of Japanese and English, Shimpei is uniquely positioned to represent clients with international legal needs, having successfully represented numerous Japanese clients seeking to do business in the United States. He has received multiple recognitions for his exceptional legal skills and contributions to the legal community.


With a deep understanding of the legal challenges hospitality businesses face, Shimpei has successfully represented clients in various legal matters, including contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment disputes, liquor license applications, and commercial real estate transactions. His clients can expect personalized attention and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for their legal matters.


Shimpei takes the time to understand each client's unique needs and concerns, and works tirelessly to provide them with the highest quality legal representation. He is dedicated to ensuring that his clients' legal needs are met, and that they are able to successfully navigate the complex legal landscape of the hospitality industry in New York City.

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Rie joined Kawasaki Law Office PLLC in 2022 as Legal Assistant. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Japanese Literature and an Associate's degree in Multimedia Programming and Design in New York City.


With this unique combination of educational backgrounds, exceptional organizational skills, and a keen attention to detail, Rie has been acclaimed as a multitasking administrative assistant during her working experiences for more than 20 years in Tokyo and New York City.


She is committed to helping Shimpei bring out the best in him as well as providing top-notch support to her clients.

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