Experience

    • American International Group in its sale of its Japan life insurance business to FWD.
    • Mitsui in the sale of Transfreight North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary that provides logistics services primarily to automotive manufacturers, to U.S.-based Penske Logistics.
    • Mitsui in its acquisition of a 20% limited partnership interest in Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., a full service truck leasing, truck rental and logistics business that mainly operates in the U.S., from General Electric Capital Corporation.
    • Protective Life in its $5.7 billion merger with a subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life, a life insurance company listed on the Tokyo stock exchange.
    • American Airlines in its agreements with Bombardier and Embraer to purchase, in aggregate, 90 new 76-seat regional jets with options to purchase up to 130 more.
    • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in establishing a significant joint venture with Celanese to manufacture methanol at Celanese‚Äôs plant in Clear Lake, Texas.
    • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in its joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company to produce biopolymers made from renewable, sugarcane-derived ethanol in Brazil.
    • Mitsui in its joint venture with Dow Chemical to construct, own and operate a membrane chlor-alkali facility in Freeport, TX.
    • Sithe Global Power in a strategic partnership with subsidiaries of Chubu Electric Power Company, Inc. and Toyota Tsusho Corporation including the sale of an aggregate 50% interest in Goreway station, an 875MW combined cycle power generating facility in 2009, followed by the sale of its remaining interest in the plant to its strategic partners in 2011.
    • Mitsui in investments and divestitures with respect to various water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, 1999, LL.M.
  • University of Tokyo, 1991, LL.B.

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese