Masaki Fujita

Masaki Fujita


Masaki Fujita has dealt with a wide range of corporate matters with a focus on cross-border transactions involving Japanese entities. He is well experienced in financial restructuring, insolvency, merger and acquisition, litigation cases and general corporate matters.

Fujita Masaki

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Dispute Resolution Group
  • Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group


Mar 2003 Waseda University, Faculty of Law, (Bachelor of Laws)
Mar 2006 Kyoto University Law School (Juris Doctor)
Jan 2014 - May 2015 Worked for the legal devision of one of the largest trading companies in Japan
May 2016 University of California, Berkeley (LL.M.)
Sep 2016 - July 2017 Associated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (New York Office)


Aug 2023
Essential Points of English M&A Drafting Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc
Apr 2023
Jul 2022
Practical tips for the withdrawal of foreign companies from Japan Turnaround & Credit Management No.177 (Summer issue 2022)
Jul 2022
Key Developments and Latest Trends in Japan The International Insolvency & Restructuring Review 2022/23
Apr 2022
General overview of and recent developments in Japanese rescue-type insolvency proceedings Insolvency and Restructuring International - October 2021
Nov 2021
Restructuring and insolvency in Japan: overview Practical Law -A Thomson Reuters Legal Solution
Mar 2021
English Contracts around the World – Around-the-world trip starting from America The Association of Corporate Legal Departments, No.519
May 2017
Nov 2014


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2007)
  • New York (2017)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • INSOL (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
  • Tokyo Bar Association (Insolvency Study Group)
  • Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals
  • Japanese Association for Business Recovery
  • Japanese Federation of Insolvency Professionals
  • Japan Insolvency Practitioners’ Network
  • The East Asian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Prospectus
  • Japan In-House Lawyers Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English