Professionals

Makoto Shimizu is an M&A/corporate partner at Nishimura & Asahi. He has advised on a number of cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions for a variety of clients including business entities, financial institutions and private equity funds. He is also actively involved in the Latin American Practice Group of Nishimura & Asahi and provides legal advice to clients that operate businesses in Brazil and other Latin American countries.

Recent activities

9/2020

Corpus Juris Series - Personal Information Protection Legislation (Global)

Books

4/2020

Top attorneys in Japan: Best Lawyers - 2021 edition

Awards

4/2020

Legal Developments and Issues Surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic in Brazil

Newsletter

Education

2012
The University of Washington School of Law (LL.M.)
2003
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2015 -
Outside director, euglena Co.,Ltd.
2013 - 2014
Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Sao Paulo
2012 - 2013
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York