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Yuji is a partner in our M&A and corporate team. With over 20 years’ experience, he has extensive expertise in M&A, joint venture, activism, private equity, compliance, general corporate, cross border transaction and crisis management matters, etc.

Yuji’s practice includes a wide range of M&A, investment, and joint venture transaction, etc. involving a Japanese company and a foreign company / investment fund; in that transaction, he represented both parties through successful completion of the transaction. With his seasoned experience of acquisition matters by foreign investment funds, he advises numerous Japanese listed and unlisted companies on activism matters. He has received accolades from his clients that (i) he is very pragmatic and proactive (ii) he always gives a good, commercial view of the bigger picture around a situation with deep understanding of his client and (iii) he has an ability to ‘put himself in his clients’ shoes. He is also active in the Firm’s Asia practice such as India, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M.)
Waseda University (B.A., Science of Economics)

Professional Experience

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York