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Morrison & Foerster is blazing ahead with the expansion of its Tokyo office after scooping a senior finance partner from Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy.
Tsugumichi Watanabe has worked in both New York and Tokyo and has over 20 years on acting on complex financing transactions. Morrison & Foerster is also taking on an extra floor at its offices in Tokyo allowing it to expand from its current 65 lawyers to 100 attorneys.
The firm has made a number of key hires in the region over the past 18 months, most recently taking on Katsuhiko Fujihira and Yukako Wagatsuma from Mitsui Yasuda Wani & Maeda, the leading Japanese firm where the majority of lawyers joined Linklaters.