Expert resume of The Honorable Justice Kunio Hamada
Special Counsel, Hibiya Park Law Offices; former Justice, Supreme Court of Japan
HAMADA, Kunio, born 1936.
Education: The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1960); Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1966).
Profession: Attorney-at-law, originally admitted, 1962, Japan; Founding Partner, Hamada & Matsumoto (1974~2001) Justice, Supreme Court (2001−2006); Special Counsel, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto(2006~2011); Special Counsel, Hibiya Park Law Offices (2011~ )
Associations: Daini Tokyo Bar Association (Vice President, 1981~1982); Japan Federation of Bar Associations (Managing Director, 1982~1983); International Bar Association; Inter−Pacific Bar Association (Founding President, 1991~1992); World Justice Project (an Honorary Chair 2009~)
Languages: Japanese and English.
Practice Areas: International Business Law; Corporate Law. International Arbitration.
Awards: Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun (Kyokujitsu Daijusho), November 2007 by the Government of Japan; and The Robert G. Storey International Award for Leadership, July 2001 by The Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas.