With a focus on Japanese financial regulatory and fund matters, Tomoko Fuminaga counsels clients on structuring investment funds and registering them in Japan. She also counsels on establishing and operating financial institutions, including corporate and labor law matters. Her clients include Japanese and international banking, securities, and asset management companies.
Additionally, Tomoko represents financial institutions and other clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions and provides legal services in connection with corporate and anti-monopoly law matters.
Tomoko began her practice as a licensed Japanese lawyer (Bengoshi) after working several years for a major Japanese bank. She is a bengoshi partner at the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Law Offices/Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (Foreign Law Joint Enterprise) in Japan.
New York University, 2006, Master of Laws
Waseda University, 1988, Bachelor of Laws
Awards and Affiliations
Ranked, Investment Funds: Bengoshi, Japan, Chambers Asia Pacific (2018, 2019)
Recommended, Banking and Finance: International Firms and Joint Ventures, Japan, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2014, 2017, 2018)
Recognized, Private Funds – Formation, Who’s Who Legal: Japan (2015–2017)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Asset Management, Law360(2017)