Keiji Hatano is a co-managing partner* of the Firm's Tokyo office. Mr. Hatano has spent several years in the Firm’s New York office and has been a partner* since 2011. His practice focuses on capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic corporate transactions.
He is also experienced in U.S. bank, insurance and other financial regulatory matters.
He is recognized in the Best Lawyers in Japan, the International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal of Banking Lawyers, Chambers Global and Chambers Asia for Japan. He has ranked in the top 10 several times in the Nikkei’s annual rankings (international law).
He is a member of the bar of the State of New York and Japan. He is fluent in English and Japanese.
* Treated as a partner under a joint enterprise arrangement as permitted under Japanese bar rules.