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Shimpei Kawasaki

Managing Attorney


Tel: (917) 546-9255

Bar Admissions 

New York / New Jersey

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 Harayama
Legal Assistant

Tel: (917) 546-9255

Rie joined Kawasaki Law Office, PLLC in 2022 as Legal Assistant.


She has varied background in Literature (BA) and Multimedia Programming (AS) with a graphic design skills along the way as well.


Her multitasking  administrative assistant capabilities with advanced computer software knowledge has been acclaimed during her working experiences for more than 10 years in Tokyo and New York City.


She is looking forward to helping Shimpei Kawasaki Esq. bring out the best in him as well as providing her client-oriented services to the prospective clients in their complexed cases.

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