Partner Yugo Komori

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2005)

Location : Osaka Office

Major Cases Handled

[Product Liability Law]
- Action for Damages over Product Liability for a Pharmaceutical Product (Representative for the Pharmaceutical Company)
- Action for Damages over the Burden, Amount, etc., of the Costs to Recall an OEM Product (Representative for the OEM Company)
- Legal Consultation on the Handling of Product Accidents and Product Recalls
- Legal Consultation on Contents of Product Descriptions, Other Risks of Product Liability and the Prevention thereof

[Litigation (other than Product Liability Law)]
- Action for Declaratory Judgment on the Invalidation of a Resolution Adopted at a Shareholders' Meeting over the Validity of a Squeeze-Out Using Class Shares Subject to a Class-Wide Call (Representative for the Company)
- Action for Rescission of a Resolution Adopted at a Shareholders' Meeting over the Existence of Breach of the Director’s Duty of Explanation at the Shareholders' Meeting, etc. (Representative for the Company)
- Action for Revocation of a Disposition of Reassessment over the Validity of a Disposition for Reassessment of Corporate Tax based on Anti-Tax Haven Rules (Representative for the Company)
- Representative in Legal Proceedings for Various Types of Issues such as Real Estate Transactions, Labor Issues (Representative for the Employer), the Consumer Contract Act, Soil Contamination, System Development, and Information Disclosure

- Investigation and Consultation on Embezzlements, Circular Transactions and Other Forms of Misconduct
- Consultation on the Restructuring of a Major Domestic Manufacturing Company

Education & Professional Experience

Winston & Strawn LLP (New York)

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management (Certificate in Business Administration)

Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M. with Honors)

Kyoto University (LL.B.)


[Academic Associations]
2015 - present
Member, Association for Product Liability & Consumer Safety Studies

2011 - present
Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

2008 - present
Member, Japan Association of the Law of Civil Procedure

2014 - present
Member, Kellogg Club of Japan


Japanese and English