Firm Profile


Morrison & Foerster was one of the first international law firms to be licensed in Japan, when we opened our Tokyo office in 1987. Today, the firm is the largest and most diversified international law firm in Japan, and includes the Japan admitted lawyers of the Registered Associated Offices of Ito & Mitomi, who work side-by-side with Morrison & Foerster attorneys.

Our Tokyo-based attorneys are highly experienced in key industry sectors, including computer products and peripherals, semiconductors, software, life sciences, information technology, telecommunications, and financial services.


Morrison & Foerster is recognized as one of the leading project finance and development firms in Japan. Our Tokyo Project Finance team is dedicated to providing innovative and business-minded solutions to our international clients in the acquisition, development, construction, financing, operation, restructuring and divestment of infrastructure assets. We bring together the knowledge and experience of projects, finance, M&A, regulatory, tax and dispute resolution specialists located in key financial centers throughout the world. Our areas of expertise include conventional, renewable and nuclear power generation, LNG, oil and gas, mining, transportation, Cleantech, and alternative fuels


Notable Practitioners


Dale Caldwell
Michael Graffagna



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