Partner. Main area: competition/ antitrust, a full range of competition issues encompassing merger control, representation in administrative and criminal investigation, and advise on business transactions including distribution and license.
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association, American Bar Association.
Admitted in Japan, 1997; New York, 2003; Worked for Morgan Lewis & Bockius (DC 2002-03); Worked for Japan Fair Trade Comission (2003-05).
Co-author 'Getting The Deal Through - Competition Compliance - Japan' (2017), 'Global Practice Guides Merger Control 2016'(2016), and other articles.
Kyoto University (LLB 1995). Georgetown University Law Center (LLM, 2002).