Japan (2000)

Bar Association

Tokyo Bar Association


University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1997)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan


Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law (April 2000-May 2001)
The Haruki and Tokyo-Marunouchi Law Offices (May 2001-June 2006)
Secondment with Inspection Bureau of the Financial Services Agency (July 2003-June 2005)
Paul Hastings LLP (June 2006-May 2007)
Merrill Lynch Japan Securities (June 2007-September 2008)
Deutsche Securities Inc. (October 2008-November 2009)
The Bank of New York Mellon, Tokyo Branch (November 2009-September 2018)
K&L Gates LLP (October 2018-September 2021)


  • “Study Report on Overseas Stablecoin Use Cases and Analysis of Related Regulations,” Financial Services Agency (2022) [Co-author]