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Kazuo Isshiki

Kazuo Isshiki
Co-Founder/Managing Partner
EMAIL: kazuo.isshiki@isshiki-law.com

Kazuo Isshiki is a Japanese lawyer who specializes in cross-border dispute resolution. He has handled numerous litigation and arbitration cases involving issues of not only Japanese law but also foreign laws and procedures in the areas of international trade, joint venture agreements, intellectual property, antitrust, product liability, among other areas. He also routinely represents and advises Japanese as well as non-Japanese clients in such fields as contract negotiations and personal information protection law.

Background

1998
Entered Faculty of Law, Keio University
2000
Transferred to Duke University
2003
Obtained a B.A. (Political Science) from Duke University
2007
Obtained a J.D. from Waseda University Law School
2009-2011
Paul Hastings LLP (Tokyo Office)
2011-2021
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Tokyo Office)
2019-2020
Recognized as Rising Star in international dispute resolution in Japan from Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
2021
Co-founded Isshiki & Partners with Taro Isshiki

Qualifications

2008
Admitted to the Japanese Bar