Toshio Nakao - Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Toshio Nakao

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 513-357-9339

TOSHIO NAKAO is a native of Japan and has been a partner of the law firm of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP since 1991. Mr. Nakao received his B.A. from the International Christian University in Tokyo and Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and the State of Ohio. After graduating from college and prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nakao worked for Kobe Steel, Ltd. in Japan for 11 years. He also practiced law in Washington, D.C., primarily in the area of national and international corporate transactions and general corporate counseling. Currently his practice centers around the Japanese companies doing business in the United States and American companies either doing or planning to do business in Japan

Kokusai Kirisutokyo DaigakuBA 1977Duke UniversityJ.D. 1983
Japanese Language School of Greater CincinnatiTri-State International Educational FundJapan America Society of Greater Cincinnati

Client Comments

"Toshio Nakao is the most reliable attorney. He listens to our speaking well, understands our situation correctly, and gives us valuable advice quickly. We trust him 100%."

-Ryuichi Sakamoto
Nippon Tungsten USA, Inc.

"His attitude toward clients is always appropriate and he delivers quick responses. When receiving advice from a legal point of view, he includes the decisions and occurrences of the past and without using technical language. He explains in a way that even amateurs of law can understand. He has been of great assistance to us. From now on, when Japanese companies come to America, I will give my No. 1 recommendation to Mr. Nakao of the Taft Law firm."

-Takahiro Iwaki
Nippon Thermostat of America Corporation

"Toshio Nakao's advice is always appropriate and easy to understand for us. He thinks seriously about our requests. I have great confidence in him, so I can recommend Mr. Nakao as a great lawyer."

-Akira  Mori
General Manager
Nippon Thermostat of America Corporation

Office Location

425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800
Cincinnati, OH 45202-3957
United States

Practice Areas

International Trade and Finance Law (Japan)

Other Information

Gender: Male