Kaede is a partner in the Tokyo office and a member of the firm’s Litigation and Enforcement practice group. Her practice concentrates in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and non-U.S. regulators. She has extensive experience advising multinational corporations and individuals in a wide variety of DOJ investigations, internal investigations, and civil litigation. She also conducts anti-corruption risk assessment for private equity portfolio companies, and advises clients in implementing compliance and anti-corruption programs.
Kaede also represents multinational technology and life sciences companies, in all aspects of patent litigation, in particular involving Japanese clients. She has broad experience in pre-suit due diligence, discovery matters, including motion practice, taking and defending depositions, preparing expert reports and expert witnesses, and preparing summary judgment briefs.
Kaede is a member of the Firm’s Pro Bono Committee and Co-Chair of the Women’s Forum.