International Trade (Band 1)Japan
Tax: International Firms (Band 1)
Practice Areas: International taxation, corporate/international tax planning (especially for the Japanese operations of foreign-based multinationals), transfer pricing, tax controversies, Japanese consumption tax (VAT), customs.
Professional Memberships: California State Bar (1990); Georgia State Bar (1992); Registered Foreign Lawyer in Japan (gaikokuho jimu bengoshi) (1996); International Fiscal Association; Tax Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
Career: Partner, Head of the Tax Group.
Publications: Broadly published by tax periodicals and Asian finance publications, highly active participant in regional seminars.
Personal: Graduate: Harvard University (AB in History and East Asian Studies, 1981); Stanford University (JD, 1990). Fluent in English and Japanese.