Eric Sakamoto

2017, Joined SWLG


2016, Hitotsubashi University, Bachelor of Laws


Fluent in Japanese

Interesting Facts:

Eric loves ice hockey and helped lead his collegial team to finish in second place in the University Ice Hockey League in Tokyo. Eric also enjoys going to modern art museums and eating ramen.


Eric is currently based in the New York office, having previously been a member of the Tokyo team of SWLG. Eric handles various immigration-related cases for both individual and corporate clients, in English and Japanese.

Interest in Immigration:

Having lived in both the U.S. and Japan, Eric has first-hand experience with the challenges that immigrants face and the impact that living in a new country has on the development of one’s individual character and life story. Eric is passionate about immigration law, and he has a great interest in helping others navigate complex immigration systems.

Contact Eric:

Phone: (212) 459-3800 ext. 108



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