Legal Victory on Behalf of the Japanese Government

On June 7, 2021, Arash Sadat of Mills Sadat Dowlat LLP secured a legal victory on behalf of the Japanese government when the Honorable Dean D. Pregerson held that the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (“METI”) would be allowed to participate as amicus curiae in a class action alleging violations of U.S. and Japanese securities laws.

Civil Asset Forfeiture: What To Do When You Face It

The topic of civil asset forfeiture has received considerable media attention in recent years. National news outlets such as the New Yorker, PBS Frontline, the Washington Post, and even HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver have commented on the controversial practice, which allows the government to forfeit (i.e., permanently take) privately-owned property involved in criminal activity without charging the property owner with a crime.

Welcome to Mills Sadat Dowlat LLP

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of Mills Sadat Dowlat LLP. We founded this firm with a vision of providing excellent legal counsel to businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals without the inefficiency or expense that comes with a large law firm.