Hiroshi Ishihara specializes in international and domestic corporate law matters including M&A, business reorganization, antitrust law, real estate and intellectual property transactions. In connection with M&A transactions, he has extensive experience in cross-border M&A, business integration between listed companies, joint ventures and intragroup reorganizations. Also, he advises on many international commercial transactions, such as negotiation for a license agreement, manufacturing agreement and other agreements between Japanese and overseas companies. For domestic corporate matters, he advises on corporate crisis management and operation of shareholders’ meetings. He also specializes in healthcare and life sciences industry and handles many transactions and regulatory issues, including regulations with respect to regenerative medicines.
Prior to joining Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Hiroshi served as a lawyer at Nishimura & Asahi, Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa. Also, He has experience working for the Bank of Japan as well as one of the largest general trading companies in Japan.
Hiroshi is a qualified Japanese lawyer (bengoshi) as well as a qualified lawyer in New York and California.
- Corporate Transaction Group
- Intellectual Property Law Group
- Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group
- Life Sciences and Health Care Practice Group
|1997||University of Tokyo (Bachelor of Economics)|
|1998 - 2000||The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan|
|2004||Keio University (LL.B.)|
|2005||Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)|
|2005 - 2006||Associated with Kirkland & Ellis, Los Angeles|
- Japan (2000)
- California (2006)
- New York (2007)
Professional and Academic Associations
- Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- State Bar of California
- Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
- Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine(FIRM)
- Japanese (first language)