PROFESSIONALS

Tomoki YANAGISAWA


Practice Area


Education

Stanford Law School (LL.M. in Corporate Governance and Practice, 2012)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2004-2005)
Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago (M.P.P., 2003; Irving B. Harris Fellowship, 2001-2003)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1997)

Admission

California (2013)
New York (2013)
Japan (2005)

Experience

TMI Associates (Associate, 2008-2014; Partner, 2015-Present)
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco (2012-2014)
Tokyo Eiwa Attorneys at Law (Associate, 2005-2008)
Kyodo News (Staff Writer, 1997-2001)

Cases

- A consumer protection case concerning the validity of a policy lapse clause in a life insurance contract(S.C. judgment; Mar.16, 2012, Minshu 66-5-2216)
- A case regarding a claim for a statutory rent reduction in a commercial sublease contract(Tokyo High Court Judgment; Mar.16, 2011, Kinyu Shouji Hanrei 1368 -33)
- A case seeking declaratory relief in an interest rate swap transaction(Tokyo District Court Judgment; Mar. 31, 2009, Hanrei Jiho 2060-102)
- A case regarding a claim for retirement allowance(Tokyo District Court Judgment; Oct. 28, 2008, Rodo Hanrei 971-27)
- Case of a claim for nullification of issuance of new shares
(Tokyo High Court Judgment; Mar. 29, 2007, Kinyu Shouji Hanrei 1266-16) (Tokyo District Court Judgment; Oct. 10, 2006, Kinyu Shouji Hanrei 1253-9)
- Case of a claim for damages based on product liability
(Tokyo District Court Judgment; Feb. 5, 2007, Hanrei Jiho 1970-60)

Languages

Japanese / English

Memberships

The State Bar of California
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
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Articles & Publications

2019/03/11ARTICLE “JAPAN – LAW and PRACTICE”
2018/11/01ARTICLE “Complex Commercial Litigation (Japan)”
2017/03/01BOOK “The Dispute Resolution Review 9th Edition”

Other Articles & Publications

  • “Risk Management for Chemical Sensitivity – A Lesson from Ito-Yokado Electric Heater Case, --” Legal Affairs in Business, Vol.7, No.2, pp102, 2007
  • “Why Do We Need a Written Contract? –“Completion of a Contract” in Business Transaction-” Legal Affairs in Business, Vol.7, No.10, pp104, 2007

Seminars & Lectures

2015/10/01EXTERNAL “Arbitration in Asia”
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Articles & Publications

2019/03/11 ARTICLE “JAPAN – LAW and PRACTICE”
2018/11/01 ARTICLE “Complex Commercial Litigation (Japan)”
2017/03/01 BOOK “The Dispute Resolution Review 9th Edition”

Other Articles & Publications

  • “Risk Management for Chemical Sensitivity – A Lesson from Ito-Yokado Electric Heater Case, --” Legal Affairs in Business, Vol.7, No.2, pp102, 2007
  • “Why Do We Need a Written Contract? –“Completion of a Contract” in Business Transaction-” Legal Affairs in Business, Vol.7, No.10, pp104, 2007
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