Employment and Labor Law
Advising Japanese employers on all aspects of employment and labor law, including employment litigation, benefits, and compliance.
Estate Planning & Wealth Management
Advising Japanese high net worth individuals on estate planning and wealth management.
Representing Japanese entities in complex commercial litigation, including securities, banking and finance, and other commercial disputes
Commercial Real Estate
Advising Japanese clients on all aspects of real estate, including acquisitions and dispositions, property management, commercial and residential development, and real estate financing.
Advising Japanese entities and individuals on a full range of tax services, from corporate matters to individual tax planning.
Advising Japanese clients in crisis management, including media relations, interfacing with government actors, and mitigating risk.
Advising Japanese acquirers of U.S. businesses and all related M&A services.
Hotel & Hospitality
Advising Japanese entities on all aspects of hotel and hospitality, from acquisition and management to labor and employment matters
U.S. Businesses and Law firms on Japan Matters
Advising U.S. businesses and law firms on Japan matters, including transacting business in Japan, litigation involving Japanese citizens or entities, real estate and business acquisitions in Japan, specialist matters involving international law as it relates to Japan, and other areas requiring Japanese knowledge and experience.
Whether it is complex commercial litigation, employment, M&A, tax work, trusts & estates, or virtually any other area, MSF’s non-siloed approach allows the Firm to serve Japanese clients globally and U.S. clients with Japan interests, deploying maximum skill and efficiency. Coordinated by Group Chair F. Frederic (Ric) Fouad, MSF will identify the right team of attorneys for any matter and tailor services to a client’s needs and budget.
Among the areas where MSF Japan Practice Group attorneys have special expertise are: