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Managing partner of the Firm’s Tokyo office. Has spent several years in the Firm’s New York office. Focuses on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic corporate transactions. Extensive experience spans a variety of industries, including bank and financial services, consumer and retail, healthcare and TMT. Regularly advises financial institutions on bank, insurance and other financial regulatory matters. Recognized in the Best Lawyers in Japan, Chambers, IFLR 1000, and Who’s Who Legal. Fluent in English and Japanese.

Professional Memberships

ABA; Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association; Japan Federation of Bar Associations. Admitted to practice in New York.


Columbia Law School (LLM, 2004); University of Tokyo (LLB, 1998).