Shimpei Kawasaki is Of Counsel to Tully Rinckey’s New York City Office.
Shimpei is the founder of Kawasaki Law Office PLLC. Shimpei has extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry in both New York City and in Japan, and is currently serving as the general counsel to many hospitality businesses in New York City. He provides a wide range of services to those in the hospitality industry, including liquor license applications, commercial lease reviews, corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters, and commercial landlord/tenant disputes.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Shimpei worked in the hospitality industry himself, where he gained immense experience in management and in restaurant operations. After graduating from Florida Coastal School of Law and earning his Juris Doctorate, Shimpei provided legal assistance on a contractual basis to top law firms in NYC for antitrust litigations involving Japanese corporations. Shimpei is fluent in Japanese and is well-versed in Japanese business culture.
When Shimpei is not in the office, he enjoys cooking for his family, dancing with his daughter, walking his dog, and training in Muay Thai.