Socius Legal Services

Kiyoshi Takahashi

Practice Area
General Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Business Alliances / International Practice / Civil & Commercial Litigation / Corporate Governance / Startups & IPO / Labor / Intellectual Property / IT & Communications
Education
University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M., 2005)
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan (1997-1999)
Keio University (LL.B., 1993)
Experience
Co-founding Partner of Socius Legal Services (2015-Present)
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Palo Alto Office (2005-2006)
Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong Office (2001-2002)
TMI Associates (1999-2014 (as Partner from 2007-2014))
Recruit Holdings Co., LTD (1993-1994)
Admissions
New York Bar Association (Admitted in 2006)
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association (Admitted in 1999)
Memberships
Member of Japanese Law Translation Council, Ministry of Justice (2012-2016)

Tomonori Otsuka

Practice Area
General Corporate / Real Estate Transactions / Finance / Labor / Intellectual Property / Renewable Energy / Civil & Commercial Litigation / Divorce / Inheritance / Regulatory Compliance / Risk Management
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan (2003-2004)
Keio University (LL.B., 2000)
Experience
Co-founding Partner of Socius Legal Services (2015-Present)
Otsuka and Kawasaki (2014)
TMI Associates (2004-2014)
Admissions
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association (Admitted in 2004)

Yoshitaka Obitsu

Practice Area
General Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate Governance/Bankruptcy and Special Liquidation/Commercial Litigation/Human Resources/Labor Tribunal & Litigation
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2011-2012)
Waseda Law School (J.D.,2011)
Waseda University (LL.B., 2009)
Experience
TMI Associates(Associate, 2013-2017)
Admissions
Tokyo Bar Association (Admitted in 2012)

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