Keith K. Suzuka

Partner

Acquisitions and Dispositions, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Loans and Workouts, Corporate, Joint Ventures, General Real Estate, Real Estate Finance


Phone: 808-529-7300

Fax: 808-524-8293

Email: info@m4law.com

Keith Kiyoshi Suzuka is a partner in the firm's Business/Real Estate Practice Group. Having spent roughly half of his professional career in Hawaii and half in Tokyo, Japan (approximately 15 years), Keith brings a unique set of skills, experience and perspective in servicing our firm's clients.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1984

Education

University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California

  • J.D. - May, 1984

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • B.A. - December, 1979
  • Honors: With Honors
  • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
  • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Kansai Gaikokugo Daigaku, Hirakata-Shi, Osaka, Japan

  • Certificate of Completion - May, 1981

E-Cornell - Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management

  • Certificate of Completion - April, 2012

Published Works

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, American Property Law, Keio University, School of Law (Fall 2006; Fall 2005)
  • Speaker, Japanese Legal Market, Developments in Japanese Law and Related Areas
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Law Translation Experts Council for the Ministry of Justice of Japan, Quasi-Member, 2005 - 2006
  • Law Translation Experts Council for the Ministry of Justice of Japan, Official Member, 2007 - 2012
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, 1984 - Present
  • Hawaii Bar, Section on Real Property & Financial Services, Member, 1984 - Present
  • Gaikokuho Bengoshi, Daini Tokyo Bengoshikai, 2000 - 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Head Foreign Attorney, 2000 - 2012
  • White & Case, Attorney, 1999 - 2000
  • Nagashima & Ohno, 1990 - 1992

Languages

  • Japanese