Ms Kana Morimura > Shearman & Sterling > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling
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TOKYO 100-0011
Japan

Work Department

Capital Markets
Mergers & Acquisitions
Antitrust
Litigation

Position

Counsel

Career

Kana Morimura is a counsel in the Corporate Group of the Tokyo Office. Her practice areas comprise antitrust, dispute, investigation and compliance matters as well as other corporate matters, including capital markets, M&A and joint ventures. She has worked in both Japan and the United States. She worked as a Japanese licensed lawyer at law firms in Tokyo prior to joining Shearman & Sterling in 2011. Kana represents corporate and financial institution clients including both Japanese and non-Japanese companies.

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships

ADMISSIONS:

  • New York
  • Japan (as a Registered Foreign Lawyer)

Education

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

KYOTO UNIVERSITY
LL.B.

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Antitrust and competition: International firms and joint ventures

(Next Generation Partners)

Kana MorimuraShearman & Sterling

Shearman & Sterling’s antitrust and competition offering provides EU and US competition advice and services to Japanese corporate clients and financial institutions. The firm regularly works alongside US and Europe counterparts and is instructed in multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations, class action litigation, merger control matters, antitrust counselling, and compliance. Corporate and M&A expert Toshiro Mochizuki  co-leads the practice with Kana Morimura, who recently was promoted to partner. Head of the Tokyo office Masahisa Ikeda also contributes to the practice.