Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023: Top rankings for Nishimura & Asahi
Mariko advises life sciences and technology companies regarding comprehensive matters including regulatory matters, compliance, M&A and licensing throughout the R&D stage to distribution, based on her extensive experience serving as part of the management team of global pharmaceutical companies.
Mariko has strong expertise in pharmaceutical industry-focused practices, and she has advised on regulations, compliance, M&A, licensing, etc. She has also been involved in crisis management third-party investigation committees, and gave advice based on her extensive experience and knowledge acquired from her experience as one of the board members and management team of several pharmaceutical companies. She is also actively engaged in pro bono matters and in Diversity & inclusion promotional activities, as well as Business and Human Rights and ESG. She takes a leadership role as a core member of our firm’s D&I Promotion.
Awards & Rankings
Most Nominations at Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2022
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022: Top rankings for Nishimura & Asahi
- Supporting our community: Study session at Saitama Prefectural Urawa Girls' Upper Secondary School
- Supporting our community: Study session, guidance on legal services and panel discussion on women’s empowerment at Saitama Prefectural Urawa Girls' Upper Secondary School
- Legal education and career guidance at Saitama Prefectural Urawa Girls' Upper Secondary School
- Chuo University Graduate School of Law (Ph.D.)
- Chuo University Graduate School of Law (M.A.)
- Waseda University (LL.B.)
- Outside Corporate Auditor, MICIN, Inc.
- Outside Director, TANAKA Holdings Co., Ltd.
- Outside Director, TOMY Company, Ltd.
- Director of GlaxoSmithKline K.K.
- Corporate Officer,General Counsel of Novartis Pharma K.K.
- Director,Legal and Intellectual Property Executive Manager of Novartis Holding Japan K.K.
- Part-time Auditor, Nihon Medi-Physics Co., Ltd.
- Executive Officer,Legal Executive Manager of GE Healthcare Japan Corporation
- Vice President,General Counsel of Quallion LLC.
- Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
- Nishimura & Partners (currently Nishimura & Asahi)
- Takaishi Law Office
- Braun, Moriya, Hoashi & Kubota