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Michihiro MORI

Education
1999 Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
1993 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2007 - 2019 Partner, Nishimura & Asahi
2005 - 2006 Counsel, Nishihimura & Asahi
2003 - 2005 Judge of the Fukuoka District Court
2000 - 2003 Staff Attorney, Civil Affairs Bureau, General Secretariat Office of the Supreme Court of Japan
1995 - 1998 Judge of the Tokyo District Court
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2005)

Defence against petition for provisional disposition of suspension of issuance of new shares of Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Idemitsu side)
Filing of Corporate Reorganization of Japan Airlines (JAL)
Filing of Corporate Reorganization and Act as a Trustee of Hayashibara Group
Lawsuit concering failure of system, representing for Mizuho Securities against Tokyo Stock Exchange (appeals, appeals, and first instance)
Large Tax Litigation Related to Repo Transactions
Canon Recycling Inc. Patent Rights Infringement Litigation (Appeal)
For more, See "Major Achievement" of the firm

Japanese-English Model Work Rules [3rd Edition] (Author-Editor, Chuou-Keizaisha, 2019)
Practical Law Global Guide 2018 & 2019 : Pensions (Japan Chapter)
Japan Chapter and Asia Overview Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited International Insolvency: Group insolvency and directors' duties - 4th Edition (May 2015)
The Labour and Employee Benefits multi-jurisdictional guide(Japan Chapter) (Co-author, Practical Law Company, 2011)
PLC Cross-Border Labour and Employee Benefits Volume 2: Employee Share Plans Handbook 2010/11 (Japan Chapter) (Coauthor, Practical Law Company, 2011)
PLC Cross-border Labour and Employee Benefits Volume 1
Handbook 2009/10 (Japan Chapter) (Co-author, Practical LawCompany, 2010)

2021 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2022 Restructuring & Insolvency Leading Individual
2021 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2021 Restructuring & Insolvency Leading Individual
2020 Chambers Asia Pacific 2021 Employment Leading Individual
2020 The Best Lawyers in Japan (Labor and Employment Law)
2019 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 Labour and Employment Leading Individual
2018 Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 Employment Leading Individual
2018 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2018 Restructuring & Insolvency Leading lawyer
2018 Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018 Labour & Employment Leading lawyer
2018 The Asia Legal Awards 2018 Deal of the Year
2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Employment
2017 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2017 Asialaw Profiles 2018 - The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms
2017 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2017 Restructuring & Insolvency Leading Individual
2017 Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 Employment Leading Individual
2016 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2016 Asialaw Profiles 2017 - The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms
2016 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2016 Restructuring & Insolvency Leading Individual
2016 Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 Employment Leading Individual
2015 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2015 Asialaw Profiles 2016 - The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms
2015 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2015 Insolvency & Restructuring Leading Individual
2015 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 Employment Leading Individual
2014 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2014 Asialaw Profiles 2015 - The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms
2014 Who's Who Legal: Japan 2014 Insolvency & Restructuring Leading Individual
2014 Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2014 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2014 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 Employment, Restructuring/Insolvency Leading Individual
2013 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2013 Asialaw Profiles 2014 - The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms
2013 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013 Employment, Restructuring/Insolvency Leading Individual
2012 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013 Labour & Employment Leading Individual
2012 PLC Which Lawyer? Employment and employee bernefits
2012 Turnaround Atlas Awards 2012 Restructuring Leading Individual
2012 PLC Which Lawyer? Labour & Employee Benefits
2012 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 Employment Leading Individual
2011 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2011 Employment Leading Individual
2011 IFLR Asian Awards 2011 Restructuring Leading Individual
2010 PLC Which Lawyer? 2010 Labour & Employee Benefits
2009 PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2009 Labour & Employee Benefits
2008 PLC Cross-border Handbooks Labour and Employee Benefits 2008/09 Labour & Employment

Hironori KIMURA

Education
2006 The University of Tokyo, the School of Law (J.D.)
2003 Waseda University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2007 - 2019 Nishimura & Asahi
2012 - 2014 Legal Dept., Sojitz Corporation
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2007)

Takeshi KOIBUCHI

Education
2008 Hokkaido University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2009 - 2019 Nishimura & Asahi
2016 - 2018 Legal Dept., Sojitz Corporation
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2009)

Hiroaki MATSUI

Education
2018 University of Pennsylvania Wharton School (WBLC)
2018 University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M.)
2008 Waseda Law School (J.D.)
2006 Waseda University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2022 -    Professor, Shinshu University
2020 -    Secretary, Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Labor Dispute Study Committee
2019 -    Member, Japan Labor Law Association
2018 - 2019 Okada Law Firm (Hong Kong)
2017 - 2018 Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania, Asian Law Review
2013 -    Director, the Fraternity Association of Japanese and Chinese Lawyers
2010 - 2019 Nishimura & Asahi
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2009)
Admitted in New York (2019)

Toshihide HARUYAMA

Education
2017 University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M.)
2009 Keio University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2018 - 2019 Amazon Japan G.K.
2010 - 2019 Nishimura & Asahi
2017 - 2018 Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (Seattle) as secondee
2015 - 2016 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2010)
Admitted in New York (2018)

Koji KANO

Education
2018 University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M.)
2010 The University of Tokyo, the School of Law (J.D.)
2007 Osaka University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2018 - 2020 Legal Dept., Sojitz Corporation
2012 - 2020 Ishii Law Office
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2011)

Shu KISHIKAWA

Education
2010 The University of Tokyo, the School of Law (J.D.)
2008 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2018 - 2019 T&K Partners
2017 - 2018 Japan Bank for International Cooperation
2013 - 2017 Torikai Law Office
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2012)

Keisuke NAKAMURA

Education
2011 Hitotsubashi University, the School of Law (J.D.)
2009 Hitotsubashi University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2016 - 2019 Marubeni Corporation
2013 - 2016 ALG & Associates
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2012)

Takahiro ITO

Education
2011 Hitotsubashi University, the School of Law (J.D.)
2009 Hitotsubashi University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2012 - 2019 Seiwa Patent & Law
2015 - 2017 Intellectual Property Division, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (Current: Nippon Steel Corporation)
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2012)

Akiko EGAMI

Education
2011 Waseda Law School (J.D.)
2008 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2012 - 2019, 2021 -  Academic Advisor, Waseda Law School
2012 - 2019 Yamada Law Office
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2012-2019, 2021)
Admitted in California (2022)

Rei YAMAGUCHI

Education
2016 Chuo University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2019 - 2021 Nishimura & Asahi
2017 - 2019 Funds, Inc.
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2017)

Yuya AOKI

Education
2017 Waseda Law School (J.D.)
2015 Waseda University (LL.B.)
Professional Experience
2021    Vanguard Lawyers Tokyo
2019 - 2021 DLA Piper Tokyo Partnership
Qualifications
Admitted in Japan (2018)

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