NEW YORK CITY – LAWFUEL – Law Firm News Daily, Law Jobs – Schiff Hardin LLP has added Hideki Akiyama as a partner in the Corporate and Securities Group of the New York City office. He joins the firm from Sidley Austin LLP (Tokyo), where he was an associate.
Mr. Akiyama’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as general corporate matters such as negotiating and drafting joint venture agreements, strategic alliance agreements, distributorship agreements and license agreements.
He has two law degrees – Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1999) and Keio University Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1996). He is admitted to practice in New York and Georgia.
Schiff Hardin LLP, founded in 1864, has more than 400 attorneys and is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Lake Forest, Illinois; and San Francisco, California.