Principals at Tatsumi and Partners are licensed to practice in the following states:

  • California

  • Arizona

  • New Mexico

  • Nevada

  • Council of Landscape Architectural Boards (CLARB) Certified


The firm is 8(a) certified as well as DBE/SBE/MBE/UDBE certified through the California, Nevada and Arizona Unified Certification Programs as well as other agencies and is also certified as a Micro Business.  The firm employs professionals with expertise in design, planning, horticulture, irrigation design, aesthetics design, public outreach, lifecycle management, visual resource management, image enhancement, liability risk management, graphic arts (hand-drawn and computer-generated), water management, and computer-aided drafting and design (AutoCAD and MicroStation).  The firm has a staff with project-proven experience in public works design/planning with an emphasis on maintenance, safety and cost-effectiveness.

FAR Federal Acquisitions Regulations

The Federal Acquisition Regulations System is established for the codification and publication of uniform policies and procedures for acquisition by all executive agencies. The Federal Acquisition Regulations System consists of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), which is the primary document, and agency acquisition regulations that implement or supplement the FAR. This is the basis of acquiring services for many transportation-related projects throughout the country. This is also the system utilized by most of the transportation agencies in California including California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority METRO and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA).

Tatsumi and Partners operates a comprehensive accounting system which complies to Federal Acquisitions Regulations. Beverly Kawamoto, CFO of Tatsumi and Partners, manages the finances of the firm and insures compliance to FAR standards.She works with all agencies and Prime Contractors with providing FAR audit materials and other support. Please contact Beverly with any questions related to the firm’s accounting at