Russell K. Kawahara

  • Partner at Atsumi & Sakai (143 Attorneys)
  • Fukoku Seimei Bldg., 2-2-2 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 100-0011
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Formerly with: Memel, Jacobs & Ellsworth (Century City, California) (1982-1987); Aoki, Christensen & Nomoto (Tokyo, Japan) (1987-1990); O'Melveny & Myers LLP (Los Angeles, California) (1990-1992); Law Offices of Russell K. Kawahara (Los Angeles, California) (1992-2001); O'Melveny & Myers LLP (Tokyo, Japan) (2001-2004); Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Tokyo, Japan) (2005-2010).

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Cross Border Transactions
  • General Corporate
  • Renewable Energy Projects

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+81-3 5501-2111  Phone
+81-3 5501-2211  Fax
University Attended:
Stanford University, B.A., Economics and History, Graduated with Distinction, 1979
Law School Attended:
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
2002, Registered Foreign Lawyer, The Laws of the United States of America, State of California; 1982, California
State Bar of California; Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association; Urban Land Institute (Vice Chairman and Member of Executive Committee, 2008-Present, ULI); Japan Stanford Alumni Association (Director, 2010-Present); U.S.-Japan Council (Japan), Director (2012-Present), Stanford Outreach Volunteer Alumni Link (OVAL), Co-Chair, Japan Chapter (2015-present), U.S.-Japan Council, Chairman, Japan Region (2016).
English and Japanese

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Tokyo, Japan

  • Tokyo, Japan
    Fukoku Seimei Bldg. , 2-2-2 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,  100-0011

    +81-3 5501-2111 Phone

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