Yasuhide Watanabe

Lecturer in Law

Email: yasuhide.watanabe@law.columbia.edu

Areas of Teaching and Research
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • International transactions
  • University of Tokyo, LL.B., 1981
  • Columbia Law School, LL.M., 1991

Yasuhide Watanabe is a resident partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu NY LLP in New York as well as a partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in Tokyo. He represents and advises clients on a variety of international transactions, including M&As, joint ventures, licenses, and corporate restructuring, as well as dispute resolution. He is admitted in Japan and to the state bars in New York and California. He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LL.B.) and Columbia Law School (LL.M.) and was a visiting guest lecturer/professor at Columbia Law School in 2008 and 2011. He is a regular guest speaker and lecturer, and the author of a number of legal articles, including “U.S. Antitrust Law” published by The University of Tokyo Press in 2012.
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