• March, 2005
    Graduated from Kyoto University, School of Integrated Human studies
  • March, 2007
    Graduated from Kobe University, Graduate School of Law
  • April, 2007
    The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
  • September, 2008
    Admitted in Japan (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
  • September, 2008
    Worked for O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • November, 2009
    Joined VASCO DA GAMA OFFICES as an associate
  • January, 2013
    Became a partner of VASCO DA GAMA OFFICES
  • August, 2016
    Graduated from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (LL.M., Law and Technology Certificate)
  • December, 2017
    Admitted in the State of California, U.S.A.

Practice Areas

  • Internet and IT
  • Start-up and Venture Capital
  • Entertainment and Media
  • Sports
  • General Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Data Protection and Privacy Law
  • Cross Border Practice
  • Civil Law
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Publications and Journal Articles


  • Co-authored publication “Data Strategy and Law”, Nikkei BP, Japan (2018)
  • Co-authored online article “Online Marketing and Advertising QA: Japan”, Practical Law (2018-2020)
  • Co-authored publication “Legal Practice Related to Sports Rights and Disciplinary Action”, Seibunsha, Japan (2013)


  • “Practice of SaaS contract to promote DX” at Japan Research Institute for New Systems of Society (June, 2020).
  • “Legal issues and practices related to data utilization” at Japan Research Institute for New Systems of Society (September, 2019)


  • Member of The Copyright Law Association of Japan
  • The reviewer of budget requests of Kyoto city (2011/01/07)
  • The reviewer of budget requests of Tomioka city (2011/08/27)
  • The reviewer of budget requests of Yotsukaido city (2012/08/05)
  • Lecturer of TTS Sports Management School (2014, 2015)
  • Lecturer of Sports Business Academy (2016, 2017)