DLG's Japanese Practice consists of a diverse network of attorneys and economic development professionals uniquely qualified to provide sound legal advice and strategic consulting services to Japanese businesses and individuals. This multi-faceted practice has vast experience providing counseling to Japanese clients on employment and corporate laws relating to their U.S. investments and operations. In addition, DLG's economic development partnership with Ironwood Global Advisors located in Hong Kong, allows the Japanese Practice to have a presence in Asia. Joseph and his team of professionals maintain close relationships with several local, county, state, and federal officials that gives DLG the knowledge of what to do and who to talk to in assisting its Japanese clients.

Business Law

DLG understands the cultural differences between its Japanese clients and U.S. clients. With a degree in Japanese and International Trade, Joseph seeks to build a relationship with his clients in addition to being their trusted advisor for their U.S. matters. DLG focuses on each client's business objectives and assesses the potential risks to ensure that the client is aware of any pitfalls. Joseph is available to serve as outside counsel for Japanese companies concerning their business activities in South Carolina by providing advice on general corporate governance, employment, and compliance issues.

Labor & Employment Law

Joseph is able to guide Japanese companies and individuals through the complexities of U.S. employment laws. Whether you are navigating the complexities of workplace discrmination and retaliation issues, employment agreements or leave policies, Joseph has the necessary skills and confidence to handle your employement issues. Joseph also provides preventative counseling to assist companies in minimizing exposure to employment litigation. In the event litigation becomes unavoidable, DLG has the experience to represent your interests.

Economic Development

DLG's team includes an attorney experienced in economic development and governmental relations as well as economic development professionals at Ironwood Global Advisors. DLG's team has worked extensively with local and state economic development officials, members of state agencies, and other state and local officials involved in interpreting statutory credits and exemptions and are familiar with the practices and policies that determine whether or not such tax credits and exemptions can be obtained. We are at the forefront in assisting Japanese businesses in achieving the best possible result while doing business is the Southeast.