Here we highlight nine lawyers as leading practitioners in Japan for their vast knowledge of topics including class-action litigation and product risk management for well-known brands and multinational corporations.
Most highly regarded
At Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Naoki Iguchi has a strong reputation in the market for his impeccable work in litigation and expert representation of clients in a multitude of sectors including healthcare and pharmaceuticals.
Jun Kanda is an expert in high-stakes court proceedings with expertise representing clients from industries such as consumer products and pharmaceuticals.
Junichi Ikeda draws widespread praise from sources for his remarkable work in complex high-profile product liability litigation.
Minoru Ota is highlighted for his expertise in product safety and compliance, combined with a deep understanding of regulatory frameworks.
At City-Yuwa Partners, Mikio Tanaka is identified by peers for his considerable experience of major product liability defence proceedings in the healthcare and medical device industries.
Noriko Higashizawa stands out in this year’s research thanks to her exceptional handling of automotive and pharmaceutical product liability litigation.
Akihiro Hironaka of Nishimura & Asahi excels in litigation and class action proceedings, performing well at trial and on appeal with a focus on actions in the automotive sector.
Yoshihiro Takatori at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe/Orrick Tokyo Law Offices is highly sought after for his dispute resolution expertise and offers clients his broad and varied knowledge in conducting product liability claims.
At Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners, Hirohiko Ikeda is “excellent at leading a large product liability case”, laud market sources who are impressed by his stellar work advising clients in the manufacturing industry.