Overview

Yui Kosako is a visiting attorney in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has practiced for more than five years with Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in Tokyo, Japan. Her practice focuses on complex business transactions in Japan, including strategic acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, and general corporate counseling and compliance.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

“Employees or Independent Contractors? Insights from Japan,” On Labor, 2019

“Right to Career: Current Arguments in Japan,” On Labor, 2019

Memberships & Affiliations

Japan Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in Illinois
  • Japan

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Education

  • Harvard Law SchoolLL.M.2019
  • The University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and PoliticsJ.D.magna cum laude2011
  • The University of Tokyo Faculty of Law2009