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Tomohiro Okawa

Tomohiro Okawa

Partner

Tokyo Office

Tomohiro Okawa

Tomohiro Okawa

Partner

Tokyo Office

People
Tomohiro Okawa

Tomo Okawa is a partner at the Tokyo office of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He has been mainly involved in cross-border transactions by leveraging a variety of deal experiences, such as business reorganization and insolvency, banking, and M&A. In particular, he has a wealth of experience in helping distressed companies as debtor’s counsel, whether in-court or out-of-court, including handling distressed M&A and DIP financing.

Member: Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals, All Japan Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Network, INSOL International (INSOL Fellow), International Insolvency Institute NextGen, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association Insolvency law study group, and Business Rehabilitation Research Organization.

Awards: The Best Lawyers in Japan 2021, 2022 “Insolvency and Reorganization Law”, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Next Generation Partners “Restructuring and insolvency”, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022(Chambers & Partners)“Restructuring/Insolvency”

Languages

Japanese, English

Qualifications

2008, Japan (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Languages

Japanese, English

Qualifications

2008, Japan (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

2001
Waseda University (LL.B.)
2002 - 2004
PwC Consulting (currently IBM Japan, Ltd.)
2007
Hitotsubashi University Law School (J.D.)
2008 -
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
2014
Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
2014 - 2015
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York
2019 - present
Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
2019 - present
Adjunct Lecturer (Civil Law), The University of Tokyo
2021 -
Fellow, INSOL International
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