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Partner

Satoshi Moriguchi

Biography

Satoshi Moriguchi became a partner in 2005 and has since led our China Practice Group. In addition to his Asia-related practice, he has extensive experience in banking transactions, especially syndicated loans. Mr. Moriguchi's practice also focuses on a broad variety of matters including advising on domestic corporate matters and cross border transactions as well as dispute resolution. Ranked No.3 at the Foreign Law category of the "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey (the Best Performing Lawyers 2011)" by Nikkei Inc.

Adjunct professor (Crossborder Arbitration & ADR Workshop) at Sophia Law School; Vice Chair of the Japan IPBA Asia Comparative Law Study Group; Deputy Secretary General of the Japan-China Lawyers Interaction Association; Vice Chair of the Publicity Committee of the Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law.

Education/Professional Experience

1994

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1996-

Tsunematsu Yanase & Sekine (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2001

Duke University School of Law (LL.M.)

2001-2002

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York

2002-2003

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, Ohio

2005-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2007-present

Adjunct professor at Sophia Law School (Crossborder Arbitration & ADR Workshop)

2007-2009

Vice Chair of the Legal Practice Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

2009-2013

Chair of the Legal Practice Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

2015-present

Adjunct professor, Sophia University (Asian Law)

Topics

April 4, 2019

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

April 6, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2019 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

March 3, 2017

Awards

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

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"

December 15, 2011

Awards

Nikkei's "Best Performing Lawyers 2011"