Master of Laws, Duke University School Law, Durham, North Carolina, 2000—2001. Diploma to Practice Law, Legal Training and Research Institute Supreme Court of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 1992—1994. Bachelor of Laws, Kyoto University, Japan, 1985—1992.
Worked at Kitahama Law Office (Osaka) specializing in International Transactions, Corporate Law, Litigation, Licenses, Patents and Trademarks. Admitted to the bar, 1994, Osaka. Member: Osaka Bar Association.
Japanese Federation of Bar Associations.
Established in 1973, the Kitahama Law Office offers a full range of domestic and international legal services. The client base is predominately Japanese, North American and European.
Member of Information Network Law Association Japan, Japan Federation Bar Associations, Osaka Bar Association, New York Bar Association.