Noriyuki Shimoda’s practice focuses on the representation of Japan-based clients with regard to their business activities in the United States. He advises clients on a wide variety of legal areas including corporate, commercial, venture capital financings/securities, real estate, intellectual property, labor and immigration.
Noriyuki has spoken at seminars in Japan and the United States on such subjects as California corporate law, US and Japanese labor law, US venture capital financing, US intellectual property law and US immigration law. He has written numerous legal articles on those subjects for the Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law (Kokusai Shoji Homu); Hokubei Mainichi, a Japanese community newspaper in the Bay Area; and other media.
In 2007 Noriyuki was named as one of Silicon Valley’s top corporate lawyers by San Jose Magazine for the eighth year in a row.
Noriyuki is a director of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (JCCNC).
He is a member of the Gunma Bar Association, the Japan Federation of Bar Associations and the State Bar of California.