Main area of work is corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and licensing, and tax law, including transfer pricing and domestic tax litigation. Clients include pharmaceutical companies, medical equipment companies, automakers, various manufacturing companies and trading companies.
Was admitted to the Bar of Japan in 1982 and Bar of New York in 1987.
Born on 20 November, 1955. Obtained Bachelor of Laws from the University of Tokyo in 1980 and also obtained LLM from University of California, School of Law, in 1987. Leisure interests include swimming, bicycling and running.