Daisuke Asai

Daisuke Asai


Daisuke Asai, a partner in Anderson Mori’s financial restructuring and insolvency group, specializes in restructuring and insolvency/bankruptcy, litigation/dispute resolution and M&A both domestic and international. He has broad experience in cross-border restructuring and bankruptcy and has represented domestic and foreign clients/trustees in many large bankruptcy cases of global businesses.

Practice Areas


Mar 2005 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Mar 2007 The University of Tokyo School of Law (J.D.)
Dec 2008 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Jan 2009 - Apr 2022 Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (Jan 2020 - Partner)
May 2015 Graduate study, Cornell Law School (LL.M.)
Sep 2015 - Jun 2016 McDermott Will & Emery, Washington D.C.
Apr 2017 - Mar 2019 Lecturer, the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2008)
  • New York (2016)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member of Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals
  • Member of Japanese Association for Business Recovery
  • Member of Japanese Federation of Insolvency Professionals
  • Member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association Insolvency Law Study Group
  • Member of the East Asian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Member of International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English