FUKUDA KenjiPartner, Attorney at Law (Admitted in Japan and New York State), Member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association

He specializes in a wide range of general civil litigations and domestic relations cases (including debt recovery, claims for damages, inheritance), administrative cases, compensation for nuclear damages, and cases involving foreign nationals.

Registered Attorney of New York State, his expertise includes legal consultations, contract drafting and international legal liaison in English. At the same time, through the positions of an academic assistant at Waseda Law School and a part-time instructor at Tsuda University, he possesses deep knowledge of the field of law. Logical and persuasive, a tough negotiator with solid analytical ability and firm base in the knowledge of law.

Education and Professional Background

2000
Graduated from Kyoto University, Faculty of Law
2000
Joined Mekong Watch Japan, specified non-profit corporation (till 2004)
2006
Completed LLM program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
2007
Graduated from Waseda Law School
Registered as Attorney of New York State
2007
Appointed as Secretary General of Mekong Watch Japan, specified non-profit corporation (till 2008)
2009
Registered as attorney at law in Japan, joined The Hibiki Law Office as associate
2010
Joined Tokyo Surugadai Law Offices as associate
2013
Participated as one of the founding partners of Waseda Legal Commons, LPC
2014
Joined Faculty of Law, Waseda University as a research assistant (till 2017)
2017
Joined Tsuda University as a part-time lecturer

Practice Areas

Nuclear power plant accident relief (Damage claims against TEPCO), investment damage relief, damages claims (including traffic accidents, death from overwork, work-related accidents), cases involving foreign nationals, administrative cases, and so on.

Membership and Official Positions

Member of the Committee on International Relations, and Secretary General of the International Legal Cooperation Center of the Committee on International Relations, Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Member of Headquarter for the Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Power Plant Accident, Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Special Member of the Committee on Pollution Control and Preservation of the Environment, Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Member of the Environmental Preservation Committee, Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Language(s)

Japanese, English