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Russell K. Kawahara   (Partner)

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Russell K. Kawahara
Admitted State of California, the United States of America (1982)
Registration in Japan Registered Foreign Lawyer (The laws of the State of California and the Federal laws of the United States) (2002)
Bar Association State Bar of California, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Education University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1982)
Stanford University (B.A., Economics and History, Graduated with Distinction, 1979)
Background Memel, Jacobs & Ellsworth (Century City, California) (1982-1987)
Aoki, Christensen & Nomoto (Tokyo, Japan) (1987-1990)
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (Los Angeles, California) (1990-1992)
Law Offices of Russell K. Kawahara (Los Angeles, California) (1992-2001)
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (Tokyo, Japan) (2001-2004)
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Tokyo, Japan) (2005-2010)
Member Urban Land Institute (ULI), Vice Chairman and Member of Executive Committee (2008-Present)
Japan Stanford Alumni Association, Director (2010-Present)
U.S.-Japan Council (Japan), Director (2012-Present)
Stanford Outreach Volunteer Alumni Link (OVAL), Co-Chair, Japan Chapter (2015-present)
U.S.-Japan Council, Chairman, Japan Region (2016-present)
Hands On Tokyo, Council of Advisors (2017-present)
Practice Areas Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Joint Venture, Renewable Energy Projects, Cross-Border Transactions, General Corporate
Languages English and Japanese
 

Tel +81-(0)3-5501-1054

Recommendations and Awards

Publications

  • Global Legal Insights - Corporate Real Estate, First Edition, Japan Chapter, Global Legal Group (2014) [Co-Author]
  • "Real Estate Investment in Japan", Rechtshandbuch Immobilien Investitionen, chapter on Japanese real estate investment, Verlag C.H.Beck (2009) [Co-Author]

Web Articles

  • "Construction and projects in Japan: overview," Construction and Projects Global Guide 2018, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (2018) [Co-Author]
  • "Construction and projects in Japan: overview," Construction and Projects Global Guide 2017, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (2017) [Co-Author]
  • "Construction and projects in Japan: overview," Construction and Projects Global Guide 2016/17, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (2016) [Co-Author]
  • "Construction and projects in Japan: overview," Construction and Projects Global Guide 2015/16, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (2016) [Co-Author]

Seminars

  • "Real Estate Investment Structures under the New Corporation Law" hosted by the Urban Land Institute, June 2006