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Steven G. Teraoka

Steven G. Teraoka

Attorney

STEVEN G. TERAOKA is the Managing Partner of Teraoka & Partners LLP, a San Francisco based international corporate law firm specializing in domestic and international transactions. Mr. Teraoka has been practicing law for the past 42 years as both a business transactional and trial attorney. He now serves as…

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Catherine M. Gormley

Catherine M. Gormley

Attorney

CATHERINE M. GORMLEY was born in Washington, D.C. and raised on the East Coast and then in Taipei, Taiwan, where she attended the International School of the Sacred Heart and graduated from Taipei American School. While in Taiwan, she studied classical Chinese opera. The exhilarating experience of living in Asia fostered…

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Yaeri Kim Yamamoto

Yaeri Kim Yamamoto

Attorney

YAERI YAMAMOTO joined Teraoka & Partners LLP in 2013, where she practices corporate, business, intellectual property and executive immigration law.

She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was a member of the Constitutional Law Quarterly and the…

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Jayne De Young

Jayne De Young

Attorney

JAYNE DE YOUNG joined Teraoka & Partners LLP in 2011, where she practices corporate and business law and handles many aspects of commercial real estate transactions. 

Ms. De Young was born and raised in western Michigan. She earned her undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University…

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Eugene Tomine

Eugene Tomine

Associated Counsel

EUGENE TOMINE  Activities: State Bar/ CEB Governing Committee (1998-2001) State Bar / CEB Joint Advisory Committee (Chair 1996-97); State Bar/ CEB Business Law Advisory Subcommittee, member and consultant, (1986-1997); Asian American Foundation, Secretary and Board of Directors…

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Sharon Noble

Sharon Noble

Associated Counsel

SHARON NOBLE has practiced US immigration law exclusively since 1996, concentrating on business-related immigration matters with an emphasis on complex cases involving extensive research, such as extraordinary ability petitions, E registration applications, L-1 visa petitions and responses to requests for evidence.…

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Joseph D. Calhoun III

Joseph D. Calhoun III

Associated Counsel

JOSEPH D. CALHOUN III, a registered patent attorney, has over twenty-five years of legal and related business experience in commercial litigation and client counseling, especially in the intellectual property fields; as Associated Counsel to the firm or its clients, a co-counsel or Associated Counsel engagement may…

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Priscilla L. Woon

Priscilla L. Woon

Attorney

PRISCILLA L. WOON was admitted to the bar, California. Education: University of Washington, Seattle WA (B.A., Business Administration); University of California, Berkeley Extension (Certificate in Procurement and Business Contracts); Golden Gate University, School of Law, San Francisco, CA (J.D.).

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William Rauch

William Rauch

Associated Counsel

WILLIAM RAUCH has been practicing for over 30 years and was formerly associated with the San Francisco law firms of Dinkelspiel and Dinkelspiel and then Hancock, Rothert and Bunshoft, LLP.  Bill will assist in handling business, probate and trust administration and litigation.

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John A. Kithas

John A. Kithas

Associated Counsel

JOHN A. KITHAS was born in Ogden, Utah and was educated at the University of Utah.  Mr. Kithas graduated in 1971 with a degree in Economics and a Certificate in International Relations.  In 1974, Mr. Kithas graduated from the University of Utah College of Law.  During the 1973-1974 year,…

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Naho Shioguchi

Naho Shioguchi

Paralegal

NAHO SHIOGUCHI is a certified paralegal, having graduated with highest honors from San Francisco State University’s Paralegal Studies Program, an American Bar Association accredited paralegal program.  She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Kobe College in Japan in 2000. …

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Duy Thai

Duy Thai

Attorney

Duy Thai is Associated Counsel at Teraoka & Partners LLP on a matter by matter basis. Duy has practiced intellectual property law and litigation for over twenty years, representing clients from Dow Jones Industrial companies to start-ups, small businesses, entrepreneurs, executives, artists, designers, and media…

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Eric Y. Nishizawa

Eric Y. Nishizawa

Associated Counsel

ERIC Y. NISHIZAWA In 1984, Mr. Nishizawa was conferred a Bachelor of Arts in History by the University of California at Los Angeles. After his undergraduate studies, Mr. Nishizawa studied Japanese for a year at the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan. While in Tokyo, Mr. Nishizawa also interned at the…

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Elizabeth Shoemaker

Elizabeth Shoemaker

Associated Counsel

ELIZABETH SHOEMAKER joined Teraoka & Partners LLP with considerable international business experience, having served as an international planning analyst and IT strategist for Fujitsu Limited in Japan and as a marketing manager for a Tokyo software company.

She also owned and operated a software support and…

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Thomas M. Gosselin

Thomas M. Gosselin

Associated Counsel

THOMAS M. GOSSELIN is Of Counsel at Teraoka & Partners LLP. His practice involves representation of employers in all aspects of employment counseling. Before joining Teraoka, Mr. Gosselin was Of Counsel at Cook| Roos| Wilbur, a founder and partner of Pahl & Gosselin for twenty years, and previously worked as…

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Katsuya

Katsuya "Ken" Nishikawa

Attorney

KATSUYA (“KEN”) NISHIKAWA was admitted to the bar, 2000, California. Education: Keio University, Tokyo, Japan (B.A., 1987); University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Master of Business Administration and Masters of Business Taxation (1991); Loyola University School of Law (J.D., 2000).…

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