Ohashi & Horn LLP is a boutique law firm that represents a select group of clients in general corporate and business law matters, mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial litigation, labor and employment matters, and developing, managing and protecting intellectual property assets. The firm also maintains one of the largest practices in the United States that specializes in representing Japanese companies conducting business in the United States and U.S. companies attempting to penetrate the Japanese market.
Practicing in Dallas, New York and Tokyo—three of the world’s most competitive business centers—Ohashi & Horn LLP's attorneys have a proven track record of success and innovation. The challenges they face in their international, multi-faceted practices give them an uncommon perspective and understanding of the global business environment in which their clients operate.
Unless otherwise indicated, Ohashi & Horn LLP's attorneys are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
May 6, 2023
Ohashi & Horn LLP Partner Hiromasa Ohashi was invited to present on business negotiation at a seminar in New York City hosted by a Japanese company, frequently lauded as the industry leader in supplying gas and energy services globally and whose stock is listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and attended by an audience of acclaimed executives from various parts of Japan.
April 5, 2023
Ohashi & Horn LLP secured a total victory for a Japanese company in a dispute involving the breach of a joint venture agreement related to a project in Guam. The dispute was litigated before an arbitrator and included multiple depositions of Japanese witnesses in Japanese and simultaneously translated into English, extensive litigation regarding discovery issues and the discovery obligations of a Japanese parent company that was not a party to the arbitration and thousands of pages of Japanese documents. A final in-person hearing was held before the arbitrator and witness testimony was taken from Japanese witnesses in Japanese and simultaneously translated into English. The arbitrator issued an award in favor of Ohashi & Horn LLP’s client for the full amount of monetary damages requested, as well as attorneys’ fees and interest.
January 5, 2023
Ohashi & Horn LLP served as legal counsel to our client, a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese energy company, whose stock is listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, in connection with its acquisition of an industrial gas manufacturer and distributor in Montana. Ohashi & Horn LLP counseled the client in the overall process, from drafting and negotiating the purchase agreement until closing of the transaction.
February 26, 2021
Ohashi & Horn LLP served as legal counsel to a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese food manufacturer and seller in its acquisition of assets from a bankruptcy estate related to a food processing center in New York. Ohashi & Horn LLP counseled the client throughout the entire transaction, from drafting and negotiating the purchase agreement, to participating in a bankruptcy auction and negotiating other key ancillary transaction documents, through the closing of the acquisition.
November 30, 2020
Ohashi & Horn LLP served as legal counsel to our client, a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese dental organization, in its acquisition of a Texas dental laboratory. Ohashi & Horn LLP counseled the client throughout the entire transaction, from drafting and negotiating the letter of intent and purchase agreement, to drafting and negotiating the key employment agreements, commercial lease, and other ancillary transaction documents, through the closing of the acquisition.
February 28, 2020
Ohashi & Horn LLP served as legal counsel to our client, a Japanese equipment manufacturer, in its acquisition of the assets and business of a Texas boat dealer. Ohashi & Horn LLP counseled the client in the overall process, from drafting and negotiating the purchase agreement until closing of the transaction, which occurred on this day.
The Art of Negotiation
Publisher: Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc.
The Art of Discussion
Publisher: Diamond Inc.
Publisher: Diamond Inc.
A skilled Japanese lawyer who practices in New York imparts negotiation know-how that can be used in business with immediate effect. The book highlights 50 negotiation tips.
A Japanese lawyer who practices in New York reveals, for the first time, techniques that will make the other party say “yes” while you make your point. Build a “win-win” relationship with the other party. The book highlights 51 tips that can be used to build a “win-win” relationship.
Negotiation techniques taught by a Japanese lawyer practicing in New York, the home of negotiations. The book introduces practical know-how that can be used immediately in negotiations, from the initial stage to closing, such as “when compromising, gradually make concessions” and “drive the discussion to a more favorable direction while agreeing to the other party’s position.”
Selected to SuperLawyers:
2013 - 2021
Ohashi & Horn LLP Partner Jeff Horn has been named to the 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list. He was selected to the list for the ninth consecutive year.