Professionals

Takashi Michishita has more than 25 years’ experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and general business transactions. He regularly advises a wide variety of companies ranging from the largest listed companies to small to medium businesses in manufacturing, logistics and other services, retail, IT and other industries on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, antitrust, intellectual property, litigation and other legal matters.

Mr. Michishita is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1992) and New York University School of Law (LL.M. (Trade Regulation / Intellectual Property and Competition Law), 2001). He passed the bar examination of the state of New York in 2001 (unregistered as an attorney in the state), and served as a lecturer (civil law) at the University of Tokyo in 2007.

Recent activities

4/2020

Top attorneys in Japan: Best Lawyers - 2021 edition

Awards

5/2013

Asian-MENA Counsel - Deals of the Year 2012

Awards

Education

2001
New York University School of Law (LL.M.)
1992
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2016 -
Outside Statutory Auditor, Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
2007
Lecturer, The University of Tokyo