Counsel, Nishimura & Asahi (Japan), Admitted in Japan (2002) and New York (2012), Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (2011-2012). Main area of practice: Energy transactions, projects, regulations and disputes, M&As and joint ventures. The University of Tokyo Faculty of Law (LL.B. 2001), the University of Michigan Law School (LL.M. 2011). Regional Vice-chair (Asia-Pacific), Energy & Natural Resources Group, Lex Mundi (2016 - ).