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Jiro Murase, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1958, New York 1959. Recipient New York Governor's citation for contributions to international trade, 1982; named to Second Order of Sacred Treasure (Japan), 1989.


Murase, Jiro was born on May 16, 1928 in New York City.


Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1955. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1958. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1982.


Senior partner Marks & Murase Limited liability partnership, New York City, 1971-1997, Bingham McCutchen Murase, New York City, since 1997. Legal counsel Consulate General of Japan. Member President's Advisory Committee Trade Negotiations, 1980-1982.

Member Trilateral Commission, since 1985. Appointed member World Trade Council, 1984-1994. Advisory committee international investment, technical and development Department State, 1975.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1958, New York 1959.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial board: Law and Policy in International Business.


Trustee Asia Foundation, 1979-1983, Japanese Educational Institute New York. Board directors Japan Society, Japanese Chamber of Commerce in New York, Inc. Honorary board regents Georgetown University.

Board visitors Georgetown Law Center. Advisory council Pace University, International House Japan. President Japanese-American Association New York, Inc., 1996-1998—, Japan Center International Exchange, since 2001.

Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association, Maritime Law Association, Consular Law Society, Federal Bar Council, American Society International Law, World Association Lawyers, Japanese-American Society Legal Studies, American Arbitration Association, License Executives Society, United States Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Nippon (director). Ardsley Country; New York Athletic. Mid-Ocean (Bermuda).