Schwabe Creates New Collaboration to Serve Japanese-Based Businesses
OverviewThis month, regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt announced a new collaboration with Taylor Global Law Office that will provide comprehensive legal services to Japanese companies investing in the United States. The collaborative venture, Taylor+Schwabe America Access, was developed to better provide Japanese companies doing business in the United States with the legal resources needed to be successful. Taylor+Schwabe America Access will provide businesses looking to expand into the United States with a wide range of legal services including site selection, setting up new legal entities, purchasing and leasing real estate, dealing with environmental concerns, protecting and licensing intellectual property, employment law, and more. "Japanese companies setting up new businesses in the U.S. have very unique legal needs," said Paul Taylor, principal at Taylor Global Law. "By teaming with Schwabe, we will be able to meet virtually any legal need these companies have."
Taylor focuses on assisting Japanese companies with their business needs in the United States and is the team leader for Taylor+Schwabe America Access. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, fluently reads, writes and speaks Japanese, and has nearly 25 years of experience working with Japanese companies. He is currently the chair of the Japan-America Society of Oregon.