Taku Matsumoto

Taku Matsumoto


Taku Matsumoto specializes in (i) Mergers & Acquisitions and corporate matters, (ii) antitrust & competition regulation and (iii) matters involving Asia, with particular expertise in complex acquisitions, joint ventures and merger filings. He also advises regularly in the areas of (iv) investments in startup companies, (v) sports businesses and (vi) education.

Matsumoto Taku

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Competition Law Group
  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group
  • Technology & Information Practice Group


Mar 2005 The University of Tokyo (B.Ed.)
Mar 2008 Waseda Law School (J.D)
Apr 2008 - Dec 2009 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Feb - Nov 2012 Associated with Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono (SSEK), Jakarta
May 2016 Graduate study, Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)
Sep 2016 - Jul 2017 Associated with Seward & Kissel LLP, New York and Washington D.C.
Jan 2020 Partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Jan 2020 Governance Task Force member of Japan Fencing Federation
Apr 2020 - Lecturer, the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
Sep 2021 Auditor, Quantum Strategic Industry Alliance for Revolution



Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2009)
  • New York (2017)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • Member, Japan Society of US CPAs
  • Member, Japan Sports Law Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English