ATTORNEYS

Kuniaki Nomura

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 1970

Education/Professional Background:

Waseda University (LL.B.), 1968
University of Michigan Law School (LL.M.), 1975

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law/Compliance, Corporate Governance/Internal Control, Corporate Realignment, Financial Instruments and Exchange Law, Antitrust Law, Corporate Litigation (Shareholder Derivative Suit, etc.) and Cross-Border Dispute Resolutions

Languages:

Japanese and English

Motohiro Ikehara

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 2000, and the State of New York, 2007

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 1998
New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Trade Regulation), 2006

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law, M&A, Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation and Cross-Border Transactions

Languages:

Japanese and English

Hiroki Moriyama

Admitted in Japan, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2000 (Readmitted in 2008), and the State of New York, 2009

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 1999
University of Virginia, School of Law (LL.M.), 2006
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management (M.B.A.), 2008
RHJ International Japan, Inc., 2008-2009
Nishimura & Asahi, 2000-2008 and 2009-2012

Practice Areas:

M&A and investments, cross-border transaction, capital-raising transaction, shareholder activism, corporate governance and compliance, anti-trust matters, litigation, and general corporate practices

Languages:

Japanese and English

Kengo Ishinabe

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 2002, and the State of New York, 2010

Education/Professional Background:

KEIO University (LL.B.), 1999
KEIO University Graduate School of Law (LL.M.), 2001
Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.), 2009

Practice Areas:

M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital, NPL Investment and Other Investments,Corporate Law, Financial Instruments and Exchange Law, Antitrust Law, Cross-Border Transactions and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Naoya Okajima

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 2006, and the State of New York, 2016

Education/Professional Background:

Kobe University (LL.B.), 2005
University of Southern California (LL.M.), 2015
Sidley Austin LLP (New York), 2015-2016

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law/Compliance, Corporate Governance, Internal Control, M&A, Financial Instruments and Exchange Law, Antitrust Law, Corporate Litigation (Shareholder Derivative Suit, etc.), Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Other Dispute Resolution

Languages:

Japanese and English

Yasuhiro Tamou

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 2007

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 2000
Kyoto University Law School, 2006
University of Michigan Law School (LL.M.), 2016

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law, Corporate Realignment, M&A, Antitrust Law, Domestic Commercial Transactions, Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Other Dispute Resolutions

Languages:

Japanese and English

Seira Kubota

Admitted in Japan, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2009

Education/Professional Background:

KEIO University (LL.B.), 2005
KEIO University Law School, 2008
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, 2009-2012
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. in Corporate and Commercial Law), 2018

Languages:

Japanese and English

Toshiaki Mizunuma

Admitted in Japan, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2011

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 2010
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, 2011-2013

Languages:

Japanese and English

Shotaro Kamo

Admitted in Japan, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2013

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 2012
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, 2013-2015

Languages:

Japanese and English

Takuya Matsubara

Admitted in Japan, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2014

Education/Professional Background:

KEIO University (LL.B.), 2012
(The University of Tokyo Law School, 2013)
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, 2014-2016

Languages:

Japanese and English

Takashi Sakashita

Admitted in Japan, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2014

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 2012
(KEIO University Law School, 2012)
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, 2015-2017

Languages:

Japanese and English

Atsuko Onishi

Admitted in Japan, Daini Tokyo Bar Association, 2015

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 2012
Kobe University Graduate School (J.D.), 2014

Languages:

Japanese and English

Tsuyoshi Kawasaki

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 2016

Education/Professional Background:

Hitotsubashi University (LL.B.), 2014
(Hitotsubashi University School of Law, 2015)
Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise), 2016/12-2018/8

Languages:

Japanese and English

Takeyuki Tonoi

Admitted in Japan, Daini Tokyo Bar Association, 2017

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 2015
(The University of Tokyo Law School, 2016)
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, 2018/1-2018/11

Languages:

Japanese and English

Motoyoshi Nishikawa

Admitted in Japan, Tokyo Bar Association, 2011

Education/Professional Background:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.), 1968
Yawata Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION and presently NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION), 1968-2011

Group Manager of the General Administration Affairs Department, Group Manager of the Legal Department, Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Director and Chief Legal Counsel

University of Michigan Law School (M.C.L), 1974
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (New York), July - Dec. 1974

Major Activities:

Head of the Specialist Group and the Planning Group of the Economic Law Commission of KEIDANREN, Chairman of the Association of Corporate Legal Departments, a member of the Commercial Law & Corporate Law Group of the Legislative Council of the Justice Department, a member of the Access to Justice Study Group of the Judicial Reform Headquarters, a member of the Competition Policy Study Group and a member of the Corporate Value Study Group of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, a member of the Systematic Review of Antitrust Actions of the Antimonopoly Law Study Group of the Japan Fair Trade Commission, Director of the Japan Legal Support Center, a special member of the Fiscal System Council of the Ministry of Finance, a member of the Policy Evaluation Committee of the National Police Agency, Director of the Commercial Law Center, a member of the Economic Law Commission of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman of the Corporate law Committee of the Business Policy Forum Japan, Councilor of the Japan Law Foundation, Director of the Japan Association of Arbitrators, Councilor of the Civil Dispute Resolution Research Fund, etc.

Practice Areas:

General Corporate Practice

Languages:

Japanese and English