Keio University, B.A. in Economics, LL.B.
Harvard Law School, LL.M.

Bar Admissions

Japan (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association)
New York

Work Experience

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP., New York
Komatsu, Koma & Nishikawa

Practice Focus

M&A, Joint Venture & Strategic Alliances, Corporate Governance, Regulatory Law, Competition Law, Privacy Law, Employment Law, International Business Transaction, International Litigation, Corporate Investigations


“Corporate Counselling on Hiring Foreigner Employees Q&A” (Minjiho Research Institute (2017));
“Practice and Theory of Joint Venture Agreements” (Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs (2017)); and
“International Business Strategy and Joint Ventures” (Shoji Homu (2005))
“Joint Venture and Antimonopoly Law” (1080 Hanrei Times 35 (March 15, 2002))

Activities Bar Association and Others

Standing Legislative Committee, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, Delegate (2017 to 2018)
Committee on Reform of Legal Practice, International Sub-Committee, Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association (1998 to 2002)
Committee on Foreign Lawyers and International Legal Practice, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2001 to Present) (2017 to 2020, Chair)
Committee on Foreign Special Members and International Legal Practice, Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association (1998 to Present) (2003 to 2006, Chair)
Save the Children Japan, Auditor (2017 to Present)
Financial Partners Group Co., Ltd., Director (Member of the Board) (2018 to Present)
Fuji Kyuko Co., Ltd., Director (Member of the Board) (2019 to Present)
Taisei Corporation, Audit & Supervisory Board Member (2020 to Present)


Japanese and English