The faculty at our Tokyo campus combines academic excellence with broad experience in international law. Students learn a great deal about theories of Asian and International Law as well as how these theories are actually applied in international practice. The faculty varies somewhat from year to year, with two law professors resident in Tokyo year-round and at least one full-time faculty member from the main campus in Philadelphia teaching each spring.

Program Director

Visiting Professors from Temple Law, Main Campus

Spring 2016 Program Adjunct Faculty

F. Frederic Fouad, Attorney

F. Frederic (Ric) Fouad’s law practice spans 25 years and combines Japan-focused commercial matters with extensive pro bono work. Ric began his career at Jones Day. He has also served in-house at Taisei Corporation (Tokyo, Japan), Lexington Corporation (Tokyo, Japan and Memphis, TN), and Spartus Capital Management (New York, NY). He was a 2009-2010 Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, and he presently serves on the advisory boards of the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College and the International Honors Program of World Learning, in Brattleboro, VT. Ric also heads Protect The Hersheys’ Children, Inc., a child welfare advocacy group.

Nathan N. Frost

U.S. Secretary, U.S.-Japan Joint Committee, U.S. Forces, Japan
Major, USAFR

Nathan N. Frost works as the US Secretary, US-Japan Joint Committee, which is responsible for interpreting the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement under which the US military is present in Japan. He is also a reserve US Air Force JAG.

His previous experience includes work as a government relations specialist for US Forces, Japan Plans and Policy Directorate; Chief, International Law Division, 5th Air Force, Yokota Air Base, Japan; and Chief, Military Justice Division (same headquarters). He has had tours prosecuting and defending in US military courts-martial. During his undergraduate years, he worked as a research and teaching assistant for students studying Japanese and interned with a Tokyo-based publishing company. In law school, he returned to research assisting, focusing on US Constitutional Law. He is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Arizona and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Doug L. Hymas

Managing Director, Country Executive at BNY Mellon Japan

Professor Doug Hymas serves as Japan Country Executive for the BNY Mellon Group, holding leadership positions in each of the firm’s four regulated entities: manager of the Tokyo Branch; chairman of the securities company: director of the asset management company; and director of the trust bank. Professor Hymas has worked in the legal and financial sectors in Japan since 1991. From 2009 to 2014, Professor Hymas was President and CEO of ING Mutual Funds Management Company (Japan), Ltd. He has also served as President and Representative Director of Wachovia Securities (Japan); head of the Mutual Fund Sales Department at Legg Mason Securities Co., Ltd. (formerly Citicorp Securities Limited); and Legal Counsel and Director of Citigroup Asset Management’s Financial Product Development Department. He specializes in international business transactions including legal structures, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, securities, tax implications, regulatory issues, and other related matters. He is Chairman of the Investment Management Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan. A member of the State Bar of California, Professor Hymas is fluent in Japanese. Professor Hymas has published articles on transnational banking and international debt.

Bryan Koslow, Esquire

Managing Director, Professionals Japan

After working for Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett and Abe & Matsutome Law Office, where he advised the world’s premier securities houses, consulting firms, and multinational corporations on both legal and business decisions in relation to their Japan operations, Professor Koslow joined Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting (currently Braxton) as a senior consultant in the Strategy and Operations division following graduation from law school. Professor Koslow specializes in corporate strategy, focusing on the financial services sector. He has advised many of the major foreign-owned life insurers in Japan on both strategic and operational issues, and has worked with securities houses and other financial institutions on a variety of business and regulatory issues. In addition, he has worked closely with the telecoms and pharmaceutical industries, and with a leading Internet service provider, leading and implementing numerous strategy and operational improvement projects on behalf of his clients. At present, Professor Koslow serves as Director of Professionals Japan, an Executive Search firm. Professor Koslow is fluent in Japanese and has lived in Japan for over eight years.

Katsuya Natori

Founder, Natori Law Office

Katsuya Natori is founder of Natori Law Office.  Before founding the law office in 2012, Professor Natori served as Vice President, Global Process Services for IBM Japan after previously serving as its General Counsel. Before joining IBM, Professor Natori applied his international and legal expertise as General Counsel for Uniqlo (2001-2003), Sun Microsystems Japan (1997-2001), and Apple Japan (1995-1997), and as Counsel for Exxon Japan (1993-1995). After admission to the Japanese Bar, he worked as an associate attorney at Nishimura Asahi Law Offices (former Masuda & Ejiri) for three years. Driven by the desire to internationalize his education, Professor Natori acquired an LL.M. degree from the University Of Washington School of Law and an M.B.A. degree from Georgetown University Business School in 1993. Professor Natori also has experience working as a visiting attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle and at Wilmer, Cutler, & Pickering in Washington D.C.

Dean Page, Attorney

Senior Partner, Accounting Asia U.S.

Dean page is senior partner of Accounting Asia U.S. LLC, a San Francisco-based professional services firm that helps U.S. companies expand overseas, with a special focus on Japan, Asia, and the Middle East. In addition to Accounting Asia, Dean also has a management role in both JAX KK (, a Tokyo-based professional services firm, and AA Lawyers (, a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based law firm. He also acts as a consultant to several ventures including Japan Visa (

Since 2001, Dean has acted as an Adjunct Professor of International Tax at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University, Japan Campus.  In addition to his work in the United States, Dean has international experience in Japan, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Beginning his career at an international law firm in Tokyo, Dean worked for seven years in the Big 4, most recently as a partner at Ernst & Young. Previously at PwC, Dean headed the Pathfinder Group, a team that specialized in assisting companies to expand their operations globally.

Dean is widely published and has written for Tax Notes International (TNI), the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and for the Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ).

Dean is admitted as an attorney (England / Wales & Australia) and as a CPA (U.S. (California) & Singapore).

Paul Previtera

Senior Manager, Tax & Legal, PwC

Paul Previtera has more than ten years’ experience assisting primarily U.S. clients in the structuring of their international operations. He worked as a senior manager in Ernst & Young Japan’s Tax practice and in the international tax group of Grant Thornton Japan, where he headed the firm’s real estate tax advisory group. Before GT, he worked with a boutique international tax advisory firm in Tokyo. Paul has published numerous articles on international tax and is the Japan correspondent for Tax Notes International. He is a regular speaker at both the American Chamber of Commerce (ACCJ) and the Australia and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ). He chairs the ANZCCJ Finance & Tax sub-committee. He is admitted as an attorney in both the United States and Australia and holds a Masters of Tax from the University of New South Wales.

Sharon Houle Randall

Principal, Houle Randall LLC

Professor Randall lectures on international business transactions. Professor Randall’s legal practice focuses on corporate governance, international business transactions and board advising.  Prior to launching her own firm, she practiced at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, focusing on corporate and securities matters, with a particular emphasis on interested party transactions involving special committees, including transactions receiving the M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Award (2008) and a China Business Law Journal‘s Top 10 listing (2012).

She has represented Japanese clients in joint ventures, strategic alliances, project finance and U.S. regulatory requirements across a broad spectrum of industries, including energy, industrial manufacturing and banking.

Professor Randall received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Yale University with honors in history. Prior to law school, she worked in brand management at Procter & Gamble, where, among other things, she launched consumer products in Japan.

Professor Randall is a member of the board of directors of Yale’s Global Alumni Leadership Exchange (YaleGALE) and produced YaleGALE India in 2015.

Grant B. Stillman

Legal Advisor, Asian Development Bank Institute

Grant Stillman is the Legal Adviser and Senior Administrative Officer of the Asian Development Bank Institute, a nonprofit international organization based in Tokyo. He earned a doctorate in International Relations at Monash University. He obtained a Masters in Public and Private International & Comparative Law while studying as a fellow at Georgetown Law Center. He also served as a Monbusho Post-Graduate Research Fellow at the Graduate School of International Politics, Economics & Business of Aoyama Gakuin University between 1993 and 1995. Dr. Stillman is admitted to the bar in New York and Australia. He has also worked in the United Nations system, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the New York head office of the distinguished law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom. He had a midcareer sabbatical at the Geneva Institute for Advanced International and Development Studies (HEI), where he completed his book on global NGOs. In compiling over 25 years’ experience in international and community law, Dr. Stillman has applied his legal skills in the United States, Japan, Australia, France, Switzerland and the Philippines. He has taught public international law, international trade law, and international organizations in the TUJ law program.

Stan Yukevich

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Professor Stan Yukevich is a partner at the Tokyo office of Morrison & Foerster. He lectures on international contract drafting, securities, and related matters. Professor Yukevich’s legal practice focuses on business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, equity investments and securities offerings. He is a member of the State Bar of California. He received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1986 and his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1993, where he was Chief Articles Editor of the UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal.