Phone: (310) 540-2000


Derrick K. Takeuchi joined the firm in 2002 after many years of practice for international law firms in downtown Los Angeles. Mr. Takeuchi, who is fluent in Japanese, represents numerous Pacific Rim clients, and leads the firm’s International Business Transactions Group.

Mr. Takeuchi represents Japan- and US-based clients in all areas of their US and international business activities. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions; international joint ventures and partnerships; real estate purchase, development and sale transactions; corporate restructuring; technology licensing; computer software distribution and licensing; distributorship agreements; and negotiating business dispute resolutions.

Mr. Takeuchi was admitted to practice in California in 1981.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2002

Areas of Practice

  • International Business Law
  • Business and Real Estate Transactional Matters
  • Business Structuring and Reorganization
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1981


Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia

  • J.D. – 1979

Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Stanford University

  • A.B. – 1974
  • Honors: With Honors


  • Japanese

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21515 Hawthorne Boulevard, Suite 450
TorranceCA 90503