Yuriko Kotani is a senior attorney in the Tokyo office of Squire Patton Boggs. She is a bengoshi and graduate of the University of Tsukuba. She also received an LLM from Harvard University. She is admitted to practise in Japan and the United States (California and Washington states). She is fluent in both Japanese and English. Her practice is primarily focused on issues involving both inbound and outbound international business transactions including mergers and acquisitions. She also advises non-Japan-based clients regarding Japan’s business laws. Although corporate work is the main focus of Yuriko’s practice, she has extensive experience assisting clients with US litigation including class actions, particularly in the areas of discovery and other pretrial procedures. She also advises clients regarding antitrust investigations in the United States and elsewhere. Yuriko is a member of the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association.