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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 has extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry in New York City and in Japan. His first job was at a busy Izakaya-style franchise restaurant in Gunma-ken, Japan where he worked as a chef. In 2009, Shimpei and his brother opened their first restaurant “imari” in the same building where their late grandmother also ran her own Genghis Khan restaurant in the 70s. Shimpei has experience in establishing yakitori, izakaya, kaiseki, oyster bar, burger, and steakhouse restaurants as well as bars. He is fluent in Japanese and is well versed in the business culture of Japan.

After graduating from Florida Coastal School of Law with J.D., Shimpei provided legal assistance on a contractual basis to top law firms in NYC for antitrust litigations involving Japanese corporations.

When Shimpei is not in the office, he enjoys cooking for his wife and daughter. He also enjoys practicing his Muay Thai.

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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.

In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading and strolling around the City with her husband and daughter. 

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