Andrew H. Thorson is a partner and the chair of the international business practice group at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP in Southfield, Michigan. Mr. Thorson represents U.S., Japanese and E.U. companies in joint ventures, acquisitions of U.S. and Asia-based companies, venture capital, cross-border licensing, distribution, and supply agreements. He lived and practiced law in Japan for nearly a decade. He has acted as general outside counsel to Japanese companies in the United States, and to U.S. and E.U. companies in Japan. He earned a Master of Laws degree from Kyoto University School of Law and a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Michigan, District of Columbia, California, and Washington. He may be reached at email@example.com.