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佐々木 秀
佐々木 秀

Shigeru SASAKI

  • Partner
  • Tokyo

Wide variety of experience in many M&A transactions from large cap to mid-small caps; domestic and cross boarder acquisitions, joint ventures and group restructuring. Provides legal advice taking in account the business strategy for general corporate matters and crisis management.

Experience in not only large M&A transactions but also mid-small cap M&A transactions, achieving efficiency and considering the internal/business matters within the client, from time being seconded to the legal department in a Japanese investment bank and full-time work in the client office. Experience assisting clients in a wide variety of industries; manufactures, retail, financial institutions, start-ups, etc. Successfully involved in several famous defense cases against hostile takeovers and activism campaigns. Provides legal advice in some crisis management situations and harassment investigations, accounting scandals and other corporate scandals. Such broad experience enables provision of strategic advice on various general corporate matters.

Representative Work




Boston University School of Law (LL.M. in American Law, Sebastian Horsten Prize)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Davis Polk & Wardwell, Tokyo 
Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York 
Legal & Compliance Division , Legal Department , Corporate Legal Office , Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.