Yushi Hegawa is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. As a specialist in tax law, Mr. Hegawa advises on the tax law aspects of various corporate and commercial transactions handled by the firm, and represents taxpayers in a number of tax audit and controversy cases. He has particular strengths in tax law matters relating to international transactions or involving unprecedented legal issues.
In addition to his private practice, Mr. Hegawa has taught tax law at Sophia Law School as Associate Professor of Law since 2007 (and as Professor of Law since April 2013). He is the Vice-Chair of the Tax Law Section of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, and is an active member of the International Fiscal Association.
Mr. Hegawa received an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1997 and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2004. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Hegawa engaged in practice of U.S. federal income tax law at Alston & Bird LLP (Washington, D.C.). Mr. Hegawa is admitted to the bar of Japan (1999). He became a partner in 2007.
|1997||The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)|
|2004||Harvard Law School (LL.M.)|
|2004-2005||International Tax Group, Alston & Bird LLP, Washington, D.C.|
|2007-2013||Associate Professor of Law, Sophia Law School|
|2013-present||Professor of Law, Sophia Law School|