Education & Career


University of Tokyo, LL.B.


Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
The Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Komatsu, Koma & Nishikawa


YODOYABASHI & YAMAGAMI LPC, Tokyo Office (Partner)
(Took part in the alliance with Coudert Brothers LLP)


Orrick Tokyo Law Offices
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, a gaikokuho joint enterprise, Tokyo Office (Partner)


Kuroda & Partners (Managing Partner)


Co-author, "Takeover Bids under Japanese Law - Basic and Practical Consideration, Part 1 and 2",

in the M&A Review, November 2009, Vol. 23, No. 06, January 2010, Vol. 24, No. 01, MIDC Group

Co-author, "Legal Issues in Connection with Minority Shareholders Squeeze-Out",

in the M&A Review, March 2009, Vol. 23, No. 02, MIDC Group

"Real Issues in Joint Venture Businesses Part V:
The Effect of Merger Agreements Concerning Restrictions on the Transfer of Shares",

Precedents Times (Hanrei Times), No. 1104, Hanrei Times Co., Ltd.

Co-author, "Legal Advice on Franchise Agreements",

Seirin Shoin Co. Ltd.

Co-author, "Introduction to Internet Investors Relations Strategies",

Toyo Keizai Inc.

Co-author, "Tax Related to Handling of Legal Disputes",

Minjihokenkyukai Co., Ltd.