Education/Professional Experience
1998Waseda University (LL.B.)
1999Passed bar exam (Japan)
2001Admitted in Japan, Ushijima & Associates (associate)
2002Kataoka & Kobayashi (associate) (-2011)
2009Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.), Passed New York Bar Exam
2010Admitted in New York (Attorney At Law)
2012Appointed as a director of ACS Credit Management Co., Ltd, Founded HISHIKAWA LAW OFFICE
2014Appointed as an outside company auditor of Minori Solutions Co., Ltd. (-2016)
2016Appointed as an outside director (independent director) (audit and supervisory committee member) of Minori Solutions Co., Ltd. (-2020)
2019Appointed as an auditor of Platform for Social Innovation
Japanese, English
Bar Admission
Japan, New York
“Research on Retail Finance Business” (BKC, 2008)
“Legal Advice for Lending Businesses and Credit Firms” (Seirin-Shoin, 2010)
Lectures on money lending legal issues for Money Lending Business Compliance Supervisor position, as authorized and required by FSA (Hosted by Japan Credit Card Industry Association (JCCIA)) and revisions on the JCCIA textbooks to reflect amendments to laws (2002-2008)
“Basic Knowledge of IP Litigation” (2007)
“Dispute Settlement Procedure for IP Business” (2007)
“Outline of New Corporate Law” (2005)
“Outline of Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (2004)