NEW YORK – Dec. 20, 2021 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been ranked in the legal category of Chambers and Partners’ 2022 Chambers Asia-Pacific, including recognition for the Real Estate Practice in Japan.
The following lawyers from the firm’s Tokyo office were highlighted in the 2022 Asia-Pacific guide in the corresponding practice areas:
Chambers Asia-Pacific provides in-depth and reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers working across the legal market in Asia-Pacific. The individuals highlighted in the guide have been identified by clients and market sources as standout in their respective practice areas and jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific region, based on in-depth research conducted by Chambers.
Specifically, Chambers noted that “Greenberg Traurig has a well-regarded team that advises international private equity funds, asset managers and real estate developers on inbound transactions. It is also noted for its expertise in assisting Japanese investors in their international investments.” Additionally, the firm “offers expertise relating to office buildings, data centers, and retail facilities amongst other areas.”
“I am extremely proud of the Japan real estate team and their accomplishments in recent years,” said Joel Rothstein, Chair of the firm’s Asia Real Estate practice. “This recognition by Chambers is affirmation of the team’s growth in the market and continued trust of clients.”
Ohashi is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Japan Practice and focuses his practice on representing clients in a variety of financial matters, including cross-border and domestic banking, capital market transactions, fund and investment management matters, and corporate matters (especially in mergers and acquisitions and restructuring transactions). He was recognized in Chambers Asia-Pacific for his “broad spectrum of financial services advice, including on foreign fund distribution, registration and licensing.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Inada focuses his real estate practice on financing, transactions, fund formation, and joint ventures, with particular emphasis on inbound transactions of investment banks and real estate funds. He was recognized in the Chambers guide for his work representing “investors in their acquisitions of Japan-based retail premises, office and logistics portfolios.”
In recent years, the firm has been actively building its Japan real estate offering. This growth initiative was designed to firmly extend Greenberg Traurig's global real estate platform into Japan.
Greenberg Traurig’s Japan real estate team comprises both experienced Japanese-trained and licensed bengoshi and international real estate lawyers with over 15 years of experience representing global investors.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Asia Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Asia Practice regularly represents companies throughout China, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan in their business dealings in the United States and abroad. The firm also advises U.S. and European companies engaging in transactions throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Attorneys provide strategic advice and legal services in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financings and securitization activities, intellectual property, trade and governmental strategies, international dispute resolution, infrastructure and project finance, export controls, and business immigration issues. The practice brings together attorneys based in the firm’s Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo offices along with numerous multilingual attorneys from across Greenberg Traurig’s global organization with experience handling client matters in Asia.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus. Web: www.gtlaw.com