Clients in Tokyo are served by our outbound and cross-border Japanese practice in addition to our strong inbound and broad-based domestic Japan practice. Clients are counseled in M&A, intellectual property, antitrust, tax, global disputes, government investigations, private equity, and real estate.

  • Japanese and international businesses are served by our Tokyo Office on domestic and cross-border transactions in a variety of industries such as finance, trading, life sciences, consumer products, technology, automotive, chemicals and industrial materials, real estate, and energy, including renewable energy.
  • Our lawyers are experienced in commercial and IP litigation, antitrust, data protection laws, government regulations and related investigations, and the tax implications of local and international transactions.
  • Nearly all Tokyo lawyers are bilingual. Some of our lawyers speak three or more languages.
  • Local clients, many of which are Japanese companies, are serviced by the Tokyo Office as a local portal to the Firm's international offices.
  • Jones Day's Tokyo-based lawyers are active in local bar associations and the Japan Federation of Bar Associations. Our lawyers serve as state-appointed pro bono counsel in criminal cases and offer low-cost legal advice to those in need.