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Rikiya Okuhara   (Partner ⁄ New York Office Vice Managing Partner)

Admitted Japan (2007) and New York (2017)
Bar Association Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Education Waseda University (B.A., in Political Science, 1998)
Cornell Law School (LL.M., 2014)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Background Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices (September 2007-March 2015)
Government Attorney, Litigation Bureau, Ministry of Justice (April 2015-March 2017)
Members Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA)
NPO Institute of Digital Forensics
Practice Areas Domestic and International Dispute Resolution (Litigation/Arbitration/ADR), Cross-border Transactions/Export and Import Controls, Intellectual Property Rights (Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights), Unfair Competition Prevention/Secret Protection, IT/Internet/Cyber Security, Risk Management, Bankruptcy, General Corporate
Languages Japanese and English

Recommendations and Awards

Web Articles

  • "GAR Know-How: Commercial Arbitration 2020 - Japan," Global Arbitration Review (GAR), Law Business Research Limited (May 2020) [Co-author]
  • The Legal 500 Comparative Guides - Bribery & Corruption (2nd edition), Japan chapter, Legalease Ltd. (2019) [Co-author]
  • "GAR Know-How: Commercial Arbitration 2019 - Japan," Global Arbitration Review (GAR), Law Business Research Limited (May 2019) [Co-author]