Suguru Shigematsu is an associate at Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba. His areas of practice include litigation and arbitration, corporate crisis management, M&A, bankruptcy and insolvency, and labour and employment. Mr Shigematsu graduated from the University of Tokyo in 2008 and the University of Tokyo, School of Law in 2010, was admitted to the Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association in 2011 and joined Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba in 2012. From 2014 to 2016, he served as an advisory lecturer at the University of Tokyo, School of Law. He obtained his LL.M. in 2017 from University of Virginia School of Law and was admitted to the New York Bar in 2018. Mr Shigematsu was a visiting attorney at Winston & Strawn LLP in New York from 2017 to 2018.

Naoko Takekawa is an associate at Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba. She has been engaged in complex litigation including financial and corporate law disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency, general corporate law, antitrust and M&A. Ms. Takekawa graduated from the University of Tokyo in 2011 and the University of Tokyo, School of Law in 2013, was admitted to the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association in 2014 and joined Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba in 2015. From 2015 to 2017, she served as an advisory lecturer at the University of Tokyo, School of Law. Currently, she is seconded to the legal department of a major environmental engineering corporation with projects globally.