Ryan Goldstein is the head of the litigation firm Quinn Emanuel's Tokyo Office and lives full time in Japan. Ryan's practice is devoted to complex business litigation and he has unique expertise in advising Japanese clients and litigating on their behalf. His fluency has allowed him to work closely with Japanese clients on all phases of litigation, in Japanese. Universities such as University of Tokyo and Doshisha University invite him to give lectures on comparative international law.
Last year, Ryan was the keynote speaker at an IP Forum sponsored by the Sankei Newspaper that drew over 400 participants. He has appeared in over 50 Japanese publications, including feature articles in the Nikkei Newspaper, Sankei Newspaper, Lawyers Magazine, Nikkei Business Journal, and Business Law Journal. Ryan appears regularly for CNN as a commentator on CNN Saturday Night, a live CNN Japan news show that airs weekly on the BS Asahi channel.
Ryan is also involved in growing a number of start-up companies, including Sonic Decanter, a new consumer product that ages wine through the use of sonic waves and vibration; Showt, a social media platform that is launching worldwide; and Lazer, a basketball skills machine already used by the Detroit Pistons and numerous elite college programs, such as UCLA, Stanford and Kentucky. He is also an established restauranteur, having opened Q Sushi, an authentic “edomae” sushi restaurant that has been nationally ranked by publications like Forbes, Yahoo and the L.A. Times, as well as the ramen restaurant, Gaku Ramen.