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Partner (Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP) / Head of Overseas Office (New York Office)

Hironobu Tsukamoto

Biography

Hironobu Tsukamoto is a Co-Head of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP. He specializes in litigation and arbitration of a broad range of commercial disputes, employment disputes and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Tsukamoto counsels and represents both domestic and foreign clients. He is also experienced in advising clients on non-contentious general corporate matters including employment law issues and intellectual property matters. Mr. Tsukamoto also counsels clients regarding employment law issues arising in relation to M&A transactions.

He graduated with an LL.B. from Kyoto University in 1998 and with an LL.M. from the University of Chicago in 2005. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 2000 and worked at Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Silicon Valley) from 2005 to 2007.

Education/Professional Experience

1998

Kyoto University (LL.B.)

2000-

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2005

The University of Chicago Law School (LL.M.)

2005-2007

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Silicon Valley

September 2008-January 2010

Adjunct Lecturer, Sophia Law School

2009-2014

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu Tokyo Office

2015-present

Partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP

2017-present

Co-Head of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP

Seminars

October 17, 2017

Seminars

Cyber Security Laws - Japanese Entities
- Cyber Security Trends in Japan
- Cyber Security Issues for Japanese subsidiaries in U.S.

October 10, 2017

Seminars

Changing the workforce dynamics: employ hipsters and elder employees

June 7, 2017

Seminars

Ethical Challenges Associated With Cross-Border and Multi-Country Investigations in the Workplace (Panel Discussion)

April 28, 2017

Seminars

The new workforce and transparency requirements: speed-dating through key emerging issues (Panel Discussion)

April 21, 2017

Seminars

Discrimination: Different Perspectives on Hiring and Firing (Panel Discussion)

March 16, 2017

NO&T Seminars

U.S. Legal Seminar
"Courting Business: The U.S. Supreme Court and International Business."

November 28, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 8 Overseas Expansion Support Seminar "NO&T Global Week 2 Global Seminar"
"How Corporate Headquarters and its Overseas Affiliates Manage Legal Risks"

November 30, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 8 Overseas Expansion Support Seminar "NO&T Global Week 2 Country Seminar"

September 21, 2016

Seminars

Accommodating mental health disabilities in the workplace

June 29, 2016

Seminars

Compliance Q&A & Discussion (Panel Discussion)

June 9, 2016

Seminars

Cross Border/Multi-Country Acquisitions: Legal Overview & Best Practices

April 14, 2016

Seminars

Global business transfers – the duty to inform and consult (Panel Discussion)

March 7, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
Part 9 Labor and Employment Law Seminar "Labor Management to Keep Up with the Latest Trends"

January 18, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
Part 7 Overseas Expansion Support Seminar "NO&T Global Week"
"Global Compliance: What Can We Do Now?"

October 7, 2015

Seminars

Discrimination and equality in the entertainment industry - strategies to avoid discrimination and even the appearance of it

June 29, 2015

Seminars

Managing Expatriates in the U.S. and Overseas

June 23, 2015

Seminars

Legal/Compliance Updates Employees Should Know,
Open Panel Discussion

January 26, 2015

Seminars

Navigating the Challenges of Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements Globally

October 23, 2014

Seminars

Age issues in the workplace Part II – Practical guidance

Publications

August, 2017

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Appeals 2017 Japan (co-author)

April, 2017

Others

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare strengthens overtime regulations (co-author)

International Law Office Online Newsletter “Employment & Benefits-Japan”

March, 2016

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2016 - Chapter 18 Japan (co-author)

October, 2015

Books

Arbitration World - Jurisdictional Comparisons 5th Edition 2015 (co-author)

Thomson Reuters

September, 2015

Books

Social Media and Employment Law. An International Survey Chapter 18 Japan (co-author)

Kluwer Law International

October, 2010

Articles

Assessing the consequences (Co-author)

Asian-Counsel (Volume 8 Issue 7, 2010)

March, 2010

Articles

Be careful with redundancies (Co-author)

The 2010 Guide to Japan 8th Edition A Supplement to International Financial Law Review, March 2010

Topics

March 17, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2017

March 3, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2018 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

January 1, 2017

News

Announcing New Head of New York Office

March 17, 2016

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2016

February 29, 2016

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2017 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

May 28, 2015

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2016 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

October 17, 2014

Awards

High evaluation from Best Lawyers in the Fifth Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

September 30, 2014

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in Benchmark Asia-Pacific 2014 (ADR/Litigation)

July 26, 2013

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in Benchmark Asia-Pacific 2013 (ADR/Litigation)

April 17, 2013

Awards

High evaluation from "Best Lawyers 2013"