Sayuri Shimoda represents companies and individuals in complex commercial and securities litigation and high-stakes government enforcement matters. She has represented some of the world's largest financial institutions and corporations in various jurisdictions across the United States.
Sayuri's litigation experience includes complex tort and contract disputes, securities litigation, shareholder derivative actions, and antitrust matters. She recently represented a client based outside the United States in a complex commercial litigation matter and a financial services client in a class action securities litigation case. She has extensive experience preparing fact and expert witnesses for depositions, drafting dispositive motions and expert reports, and managing complex discovery-related processes. In addition, Sayuri has represented debtors in chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings and has experience working on equity and debt transactions.
Sayuri also represents clients in enforcement actions by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission in response to alleged fraud and corruption violations. Sayuri has conducted sensitive internal investigations as well on behalf of boards and senior management in response to high-risk allegations.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Sayuri was a litigation associate at an international law firm in New York and spent time at that firm's Tokyo office. She also maintains an active pro bono practice and most recently worked on an employment discrimination matter before the New York State Division of Human Rights.
- Fordham University (J.D. cum laude 2015); Columbia University (B.A. in Economics-Political Science and East Asian Studies 2010)
- Texas, New York, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and Northern District of Texas