The Best Lawyers in Japan 2024 recognizes nine Jones Day lawyers

The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™ has recognized nine lawyers in 10 practice areas from the Firm's Tokyo Office. One lawyer was named "One to Watch." Best Lawyers compiles its listings at the conclusion of a months-long peer review process, during which its researchers ask leading attorneys from specific practice areas and geographic regions about the professional abilities of their colleagues.

The following is a complete list of Jones Day lawyers recognized by The Best Lawyers in Japan™:

  • Shogo Asaji: Intellectual Property Law; Life Sciences Practice; Litigation
  • Stephen J. DeCosse: Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Koichi Inoue: Tax Law
  • Kyosuke Katahira: Tax Law
  • Hiromitsu Miyakawa: Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Katsumi Shirai: Energy Law; Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Michiru Takahashi: Information Technology Law; Intellectual Property Law
  • Makiko Ushijima: Investment and Investment Funds
  • Wataru Nakajima: Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Ones to Watch)
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