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Partner

Koki Yanagisawa

Biography

Koki Yanagisawa is a partner in the firm's Litigation Group whose practice focuses on resolution of disputes in the areas of commercial law, employment law and antitrust law. He has represented a variety of Japanese and foreign companies in a wide breadth of industries in litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution procedures. He regularly and extensively advises clients in connection with employment matters. His experience also includes representations of clients in the administrative hearing procedure before the Japan Fair Trade Commission.

Mr. Yanagisawa joined Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in 2001. He earned his LL.B. in 2000 from the University of Tokyo, and his LL.M. in 2007 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He engaged in practice of international arbitration at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York City from 2007 to 2008. He has taught civil law at Sophia Law School in Tokyo as an adjunct lecturer since 2009.

He was named as one of the top 40 antitrust lawyers under 40 by Global Competition Review in 2012. He was also named as one of the recommended Japanese lawyers by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 in the areas of Labour and employment and Antitrust and competition law. Asialaw Profiles 2017 reports that a client says he "gives practical and precise advice" in the field of Labour & Employment.

Education/Professional Experience

2000

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

2001-

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2007

Columbia Law School (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

2007-2008

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York

2009-present

Adjunct Lecturer, Sophia Law School

2011-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

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"

December 10, 2015

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
Part 6 Antitrust Law Seminar - From Japan to the World and the World to Japan - Antitrust Practice in the Global Age

Publications

September, 2017

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2018 Japan (co-author)

May, 2017

Articles

GCR The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2017 Japan: Antitrust Litigation

Global Competition Review (GCR)

April, 2017

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2017 Japan

September, 2016

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2017 Japan (co-author)

September, 2016

Articles

GCR Know-How Private Litigation 2016 - Japan

Global Competition Review (online)

December, 2015

Articles

Guide to Employment Law in Japan (co-author)

XpertHR (online) “International manual”

September, 2015

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2016 Japan (co-author)

September, 2014

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2015 Japan (co-author)

September, 2013

Articles

GCR Know-How Private Litigation 2013 - Japan

Global Competition Review (online)

September, 2013

Articles

New Scheme for Challenging JFTC Orders under Japanese Antimonopoly Law

Expert Guide - Competition & Antitrust 2013

September, 2013

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2014 Japan (co-author)

September, 2012

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2013 Japan (co-author)

April, 2012

Articles

Amendment of the Code of Civil Procedure: A question of jurisdiction (Co-author)

The 2012 Guide to Japan 10th Edition A Supplement to International Financial Law Review, April 2012

September, 2011

Articles

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2012 Japan (co-author)

Topics

July 31, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017