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