Total Access Japan: Legal Q&A Session with Orrick Attorneys

Seminar | October.18.2018 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo Office

日本語:Total Access Japan: Q&Aセッション 

Orrick's Total Access Japan Event Series provides entrepreneurs business, tactical, and legal education through complimentary panels and seminars and networking events. The next event will take place on Thursday, October 18 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

Starting and running a technology company can raise numerous legal questions. Join a group of Orrick attorneys for a complimentary legal Q&A session. With the participation from Orrick Tokyo partner, Hiroki Sugita, this event will also feature Joseph Perkins, partner in Orrick’s Silicon Valley office, with extensive experience in advising both Japanese and US startups, giving you the opportunity to receive answers to legal issues from a Japanese and US perspective. You are free to prepare some questions and address them directly to Orrick attorneys.

Drinks and light snacks will be provided and time will be set aside for networking.

Orrick Attorneys:

Joseph Perkins, Partner, Technology Companies Group, Silicon Valley

Hiroki Sugita, Japanese Bengoshi, Partner, M&A and Private Equity, Tokyo

Date & Time: Thursday, October 18 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Orrick Tokyo Offices (Map)
Language: English and/or Japanese (no simultaneous interpretation)
Fee: Free of charge
Registration: RSVP by October 16 (Tuesday)

For questions, please contact Aya Mori

CLE Credits Available: N



  • Life Sciences Sector
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Fintech

Hiroki Sugita Partner Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology Companies Group


Hiroki Sugita is a partner in Orrick’s Tokyo Office and a member of the M&A and Private Equity Group. He works on a wide range of cross-border transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, emerging companies and venture capital transactions, and private equity investment especially in Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia.

He also has extensive experience in fund formation, real estate and various types of finance transactions.

Hiroki has a deep understanding of clients’ needs from his secondment experience with a U.S. investment bank in 2005 and a Japanese major trading house from 2012 to 2014.

Prior to joining Orrick, Hiroki worked at O’Melveny’s Tokyo office as a counsel where he mainly worked on cross border M&A.

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  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Japan
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Blockchain and Virtual Currency

Joseph Perkins Partner Technology Companies Group, Japan

Silicon Valley

Joseph Z. Perkins, a partner in Orrick's Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms.

Joseph focuses his practice on providing private venture financing and merger and acquisition services to Internet, high tech, and clean technology companies in the United States and Japan.

Prior to receiving his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, Joseph spent four years as an officer of a company that provides language and travel services to Japanese travelers.