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Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Lisa Dreishmire and Kenton Knop as attorneys in the firm’s Chicago office, and Sachiyo Yamada Miller as an attorney in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

"Lisa, Kenton and Sachiyo will be instrumental in assisting the firm to expand and continue to meet our clients’ needs on a global scale” said President Thomas McMenamin. “Lisa and Sachiyo will enhance the firm’s Employment Practice Group, and Kenton will support the Commercial, Competition and Trade Practice Group.”

Lisa Dreishmire

Most recently, Lisa worked as Assistant Deputy General Counsel at the Board of Education of the City of Chicago and prior to that, she was a Shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Lisa has been admitted to practice in Illinois and Texas, and holds a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and a B.A. from Southwestern University.

Kenton Knop

Kenton previously served as Associate Special Counsel to co-Lead Counsel for the Auto Dealership Plaintiffs in the Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation. Kenton is admitted to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin, and holds a J.D. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. As an undergraduate, he studied abroad at Nanzan University in Japan and speaks and writes Japanese fluently.

Sachiyo Yamada Miller

Sachiyo was an Associate with The Foley Group and Kinaga Law Firm prior to joining Masuda Funai. A native Japanese speaker, Sachiyo is admitted to practice in California and holds a J.D. from Whittier Law School and a B.A. from Chukyo University in Japan.