Masanari Katsumi

Associate, Chicago
Phone: 312.245.7500

Masanari Katsumi is a member of Masuda Funai's Distribution and Sales and Employment, Labor and Benefits practice groups. Mr. Katsumi prepares, reviews and revises a variety of agreements, including nondisclosure, sales representative and consulting services agreements. He also advises clients on various employment related matters such as wage and hour compliance, employment handbooks, employment discrimination and employee benefits. Mr. Katsumi is a frequent author of employment legal updates and articles.

Prior to joining Masuda Funai, Mr. Katsumi worked for the Illinois Finance Authority as a legal extern, where he advised the General Counsel on legal issues related to tax-exempt municipal bonds, procurement of vendors, the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act.

Representative Matters

Practice Areas


  • Japanese


  • Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business, With high honors
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 2015


  • Illinois

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association - Litigation and Antitrust Sections
  • Illinois State Bar Association