Managing Member

Message to our clients:

At WILG, we aim to help our clients succeed. We strive to recognize and provide for your comprehensive legal needs and enable you to reach your desired business objectives.

We want you to feel confident that your matter is being handled properly and efficiently by a skilled legal team extensively versed in the nuances of corporate and tax law. Providing effective and prompt legal counsel with innovative yet practical business solutions is the hallmark of WILG’s expertise.

We will always keep you informed of the status of your matter and assign a knowledgeable and experienced attorney to oversee all of your legal needs. Our boutique law firm is dedicated to providing dependable service that delivers concrete results and puts our clients on the path to sustained success.

Max Yoshimura
Managing Member


Masahiro “Max” Yoshimura is the Founder and Managing Member of WILG. Before establishing this law firm, Mr. Yoshimura, also a CPA, worked for prestigious international law firms and largest international accounting firms in New York, Seattle and Denver.

Mr. Yoshimura, a native of Japan, graduated from a Tokyo university with a business degree in 1983. Currently, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Practice Section of Washington State Bar Association and the Board of Directors of the Seattle Chapter of Washington Society of CPAs. He served on the boards of the Japan America Society of Washington, World Trade Club of Seattle, a Japanese business association, and a Japanese alternative school in the past.

Practice Area: Corporate and Taxation

Education (U.S.):
University of Wisconsin Law School, Juris Doctor
Wisconsin International Law Journal (Senior Managing Editor)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Madison (Judicial intern)

Rutgers University, B.S., Accounting
Graduated with Highest Honors
Beta Gamma Sigma

“Tax War” Between the US & Japan under IRC §482: Is There a Solution?
12 Wisconsin International Law Journal 401 (1994)

American Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
American Institute of CPAs
Washington Society of CPAs

Additional Languages: Japanese, Fluent (Read, Write & Speak)