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December 27, 2011 Our firm has been shortlisted as one of the top national firms for Japan by Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2012.
December 20, 2011 Corporate INTL on-line magazine's "50 Best Lawyers in Japan" has named Hiroo Atsumi, Partner, as one of the 50 best lawyers in the area of Capital Markets Law, and Masayoshi Takashina, Partner, as one of the 50 best lawyers in the area of Finance Law.
December 15, 2011 Reiko Koizumi, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on December 15, 2011, as an Associate.
December 14, 2011 Introduction of Sports, Media & Entertainment Team
November 10, 2011 Our firm has been ranked in TIER 1 for "Structured Finance / Securitisation" in the 2012 edition of The Asia Pacific Legal 500.
October 17, 2011 Our firm has been ranked in TIER 1 for "Capital markets-structured finance and securitisation", and TIER 2 for "Banking" in the 2012 edition of IFLR1000.  Also, Hiroo Atsumi, Partner, is named as "Leading Lawyer" in the area of Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization as well as Banking.
October 11, 2011 Our firm has been ranked in TIER 1 for "Banking & Finance", and TIER 2 for "Construction & Real Estate" in the 2012 edition of Asialaw Profiles.
August 01, 2011 Ian Stanley Scott, an attorney admitted in Queensland, Australia, joined the Firm on August 1, 2011, as Of Counsel.
July 13, 2011 Akiko Monden, Partner, has been listed in "Who's Who Legal-Management Labour and Employment 2011".
June 27, 2011 Part of our Website is now available in Chinese.
April 19, 2011 Atumi & Sakai has been ranked in Band 2 for "Banking & Finance", "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance", and "Real Estate" in the 2011 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific 2011, with Partner, Hiroo Atsumi being ranked in Band 1 for "Banking & Finance" and "Capital Markets: Securitisation & Structured Finance", and Partner, Russell K. Kawahara being ranked in Band 3 for "Real Estate".
March 14, 2011 Statement regarding the recent Tohoku earthquake.
March 08, 2011 Yuko Nihonmatsu, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on March 8, 2011, as Of Counsel.
February 28, 2011 Lawyer Monthly magazine's "Leading LAWYER 100 Asia Pacific" has named Hiroo Atsumi, Partner, as a leading lawyer in the area of Banking & Finance, and Daniel Hounslow, Partner, as leading lawyer in the area of Private Equity.
February 17, 2011 Kohei Masuda, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on February 17, 2011, as Special Counsel.
January 31, 2011 Atsumi & Sakai has been named as one of Asia's 30 fastest growing law firms for 2011, by Asian Legal Business.
January 31, 2011 PLC Which Lawyer? has ranked the firm as "Highly Recommended" for Banking and Finance, and Hiroo Atsumi, Partner, and Junko Ogushi, Partner, as Individual Recommendation for local advice on real estate.
January 24, 2011 Yuichi Watanabe, an attorney admitted in Japan and New York, joined the Firm on January 24, 2011, as Of Counsel.
January 14, 2011 One Of Counsel, Mariko Osawa, admitted in New York, and four new associates, Feng Qin Chen, admitted in People's Republic of China, Hiroshi Iida, Rieko Sasaki and Yuji Tomioka, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined the Firm on January 14, 2011.
January 03, 2011 "PLC Cross-border Handbook: Private Equity/Venture Capital 2011" has named Atsumi & Sakai as a top tier firm and Partner Daniel Hounslow as leading individual for private equity/buyouts.
January 01, 2011 Takaya Konishi, Yoshiki Tsurumaki and Makoto Fujii have been promoted to the position of Partner at the Firm, as of January 1, 2011.

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