Hitoshi Sakai

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Practice Areas

Hitoshi Sakai has extensive experience in the area of M&A, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution and finance.
Mr. Sakai frequently represents foreign clients on corporate acquisition, investment and litigation in Japan. He also represents Japanese clients on overseas investment and cross-border litigation.
With the understanding of local practice and Japanese law as a Bengoshi qualified in Japan, combined with his high level negotiation skill in English and flexibility in approach, he provides clients with strategic advice and practical solution that overcomes cultural differences and barriers.
Mr. Sakai is admitted to practice in Japan and New York.

General Corporate Corporate Governance / Shareholders Meeting Banking and Other Financial Transactions Dispute Resolution in Financial Transaction and ADR Mergers and Acquisitions Bankruptcy and Restructuring Commercial Litigation General Consultations on Personnel and Labor Matters Labor Litigation and Arbitration Cross-Border Transactions Foreign Direct Investment Cross-border Dispute Resolutions Asia Compliance and Internal Control White Collar Crime and Crisis Management Antitrust and Competition

Professional Background / Education

Professional Background

2002-2007
Asahi Koma Law Offices
2007-2008
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (San Francisco Office)
2008-2011
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (Tokyo Office)
2011 to Present
City-Yuwa Partners

Education

1996
Keio University (LL.B.)
2002
Legal Training and Research Institute
2007
University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)

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