Takashi Michishita is a partner in the Tokyo office of Nishimura & Asahi LPC. Mr. Michishita has more than 15 years’ experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and general business transactions. Mr. Michishita regularly advises a wide variety of companies ranging from the largest listed companies to small businesses on 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). Mr. Michishita 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


Asian-MENA Counsel - Deals of the Year 2012



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

Professional experience

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