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James M. Minamoto

James M. Minamoto

Of Counsel
Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi
TEL:
81-3-6775-1389
FAX:
81-3-6775-2389

A US-qualified lawyer and Of Counsel, Jim Minamoto assists multi-national companies on a broad range of cross-border legal matters, including establishing a business presence, M&A, joint ventures, antitrust/competition, employment and disputes. He is a native English speaker with a Japan track record spanning approximately 25 years, and has particular expertise in smoothly and efficiently managing and coordinating legal assignments and projects involving Japanese or US law.

Minamoto James M.

Practice Areas

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Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Dispute Resolution Group

Background

1981 Cornell University (A.B.)
1984 The University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)

Publications

Compliance with Japanese Employment Laws is Everybody's Business Who's Who in Legal Services in Japan 2009
Aug 2009
Getting the Deal Through - Private Antitrust Litigation 2009 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Private Antitrust Litigation 2009
Oct 2008
Getting the Deal Through - Private Antitrust Litigation 2008 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Private Antitrust Litigation 2008
Oct 2007

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • New York (1985)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (1985)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1991)
  • Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (foreign registered lawyer) (1994)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • New York Bar Association
  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Languages

  • English