Our Mission is Simple: High Quality,
Sophisticated International Work at Local Law Firm Rates

Jeffrey P. Clemente

Admission:

1978 New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey,
1988 District of Columbia,
1988 New York,
1989 U.S. Supreme Court,
1991 Japan, as Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi

Member:

New Jersey State Bar Association,
The District of Columbia Bar,
Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association (Special Foreign Member),
Colonel (Ret.) US Army

Practice Area:

General Practice (U.S. Law), International Commercial Transactions, Financial Transactions and Cross-Border Litigation

Languages:

English and Japanese

Birthplace:

Darby, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Education:

Cornell University (B.S., 1970; M.B.A., 1972)
Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.,cum laude, 1978)

E-mail:

clemente@tozaisogo.com

Takashi Sugawara

Admission:

1988 Japan

Member:

Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

Corporate law, International Commercial Transactions, Labor Law, Bankruptcy Law, and Intellectual Property Rights

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Tokyo University (B.A. concentration in French Literature, 1979; LL.B., 1983)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (1988)
Cornell Law School (LL.M., 1992)

Peter M. Nadler

Admission:

1983 New Jersey,
1985 New York,
2002 New South Wales (Australia),
2003 Japan, as Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi

Member:

New York County Lawyers' Association,
Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Asssociation (Special Foreign Member)

Practice Area:

General Practice (U.S. Law), International Commercial Transactions, HR matters and Cross-Border Litigation

Languages:

English and Japanese (near native level)

Birthplace:

New York City, New York, U.S.A.

Education:

Columbia College (B.A.,1979)
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 1982)

E-mail:

nadler@tozaisogo.com

Tomomi Sagawa

Admission:

2001 Japan

Member:

Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Corporate Commercial Practice and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Chuo University (LL.B. 1995)
Waseda University (Master, Corporate law major, 1997)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court(2001)

Kazue Tanaka

Admission:

2006 Japan

Member:

Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Corporate Commercial Practice and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Kumamoto University (B.A., 1991)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (2006)

Taeko Narikawa

Admission:

2008 Japan

Member:

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Corporate Commercial Practice and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Waseda University (B.Econ., 1998)
Waseda Law School (J.D., 2007)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (2008)

Kyoko Morita

Admission:

2013 Japan
*Currently studying abroad, and has voluntarily de-registered from the Bar Association until her return.

Member:

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Corporate Commercial Practice and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Hitotsubashi University (LL.B, 2004)
Chiba University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (2012)

Shuto Wata

Admission:

2015 Japan

Member:

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Corporate Commercial Practice and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2009),
Keio University Law School (J.D., 2014),
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (2015)

Toshihide Ban

Admission:

2018 Japan

Member:

Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Corporate Commercial Practice and Litigation

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Hosei University (LL.B, 2014)
The University of Tokyo School of Law (J.D., 2016)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (2017)

David H. Ching

Admission:

2017 Hawaii,
2018 New York
(Foreign Associate, not admitted in Japan)

Member:

Hawaii State Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Practice (U.S. Law) and International Commercial Transactions

Languages:

English

Birthplace:

Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Education:

University of Hawaii (B.A.,2007; M.B.A., 2010; J.D., 2017)

Claire E. Adams

Admission:

2017 New Mexico
(Foreign Associate, not admitted in Japan)

Member:

New Mexico State Bar Association

Practice Area:

General Practice (U.S. Law)

Languages:

English and Spanish

Birthplace:

Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.

Education:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A., 2012)
University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D., 2016)

Our Mission is Simple: High Quality,
Sophisticated International Work at Local Law Firm Rates

Of Counsel

Hiroshi Nagayasu

Admission:

1974 Japan

Member:

Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

Corporate Law, International Law, Real Estate, Litigation, Arbitration and International Commercial Transactions

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Tokyo University (LL.B., 1971)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (1974)

Norifumi Tateishi

Admission:

1979 Japan

Member:

Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Area:

Corporate Law, International Commercial Transactions, Litigation, Arbitration, Financial Transactions, Securities Business and Intellectual Property Rights

Languages:

Japanese and English

Education:

Tokyo University (LL.B., 1977)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (1979)
Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1985)

Russell G. Fujiwara

Admission:

1985 California
1988 New York
(not admitted in Japan)

Member:

State Bar of California

Practice Area:

International Commercial Transactions and Intellectual Property Rights

Languages:

English

Education:

University of California (B.A., 1981)
Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1984)