Shintaro manages the Japanese Business Group in the Firm’s New York office and practices exclusively in the field of business immigration law. As one of a few Japanese attorneys in the country specialized in the business immigration, he provides Japanese corporations in the United States and Japan with strategic consultation and guidance on all matters of U.S. immigration and nationality law, regulation, policy and compliance. In particular, he has advised many multinational corporations on the immigration-related consequences of corporate mergers and acquisitions and corporate start-ups, as well as current practices at the U.S. consular posts in Japan.
Shintaro authored numerous articles on U.S. work visas and visa application procedures at the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo and the Consulate General of the U.S. in Osaka, Japan. He is a frequent speaker on current business immigration issues in a business seminar at a local Japanese business association in major cities across the US and Japan.
Shintaro speaks English and Japanese.