Nakamoto & Nakamoto Law Office

Nakamoto & Nakamoto Law Office

Lawyers/Staff メンバー

Lawyer: Mitsuo Nakamoto (The first representative)

Registered in November 1930

Mitsuo Nakamoto (The first representative)

Lawyers:Mitsutoshi Nakamoto(The second representative)

Registered in April 1965

Mitsutoshi Nakamoto(The second representative)

Lawyers:Mitsuhiko Nakamoto(The third representative)

Mitsuhiko Nakamoto is an attorney licensed both in Japan and in the States of New York in the United States and is specialized in international transactions, Japanese corporate matters and litigations.

He graduated from Keio University in 1995 and passed the Japanese bar in 2002 and the NY bar in 2007. He also obtained a certificate in business administration from a US University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, in 2006. His experience includes two years in an international Japanese law office, Shikanai, Ueda and Inuzuka, one year in a Japanese mega bank, Mizuho Corporate Bank, and then he joined Nakamoto Law Office in 2008 and became the principal of Nakamoto & Nakamoto in 2014.

He speaks Japanese (Native), English (Fluent) and Spanish (Fluent).

Lawyers:Mitsuhiko Nakamoto(The third representative)

Lawyer: Mayumi Fujimoto(partner)

Mayumi Fujimoto is an attorney licensed in Japan, and is specialized in Japanese corporate matters and litigations.

She graduated from The University of Tokyo Faculty of Law in 2008 and from The University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics in 2010, and passed the Japanese bar in 2010. Her experience includes one year in a Japanese law office, Suzukiyasuyuki, two years in a Japanese law office, Hashimoto, five years in a Japanese law office, Tokyo sakurabashi, and then she joined Nakamoto & Nakamoto Law Office in 2020.

She speaks Japanese and English.

Lawyer: Mayumi Fujimoto(partner)

Lawyers:David B. Hoppe(Of Counsel)

David B. Hoppe is an attorney licensed in the State of California and in the State of New York. He has over twenty years of experience negotiating and closing a broad range of international transactions, focusing particularly on media and technology licensing, international mergers/acquisitions and joint ventures, corporate finance, intellectual property, corporate governance, and general corporate matters, as well as early-stage company work. His experience includes seven years with two major international law firms, during which time he was based in New York City, Tokyo, Stockholm, Helsinki, and Los Angeles. He also worked for nearly two years as in-house international counsel with a NASDAQ-listed Silicon Valley internet media and access provider, and for a year as outside general counsel for the North American operations of a major Japanese video game publisher.

He speaks English (Native) and Japanese (Fluent).

David B. Hoppe is an attorney

Judicial scrivener:Reiko Hirata

Reiko Hirata is a judicial scrivener licensed in Japan. She passed the Japanese judicial scrivener in 1993.She has credentials of accredited agent of summary court.
Her affairs had notarial deed, inheritance (will), registration, incorporation formality, debt-workout and others.

Administration:Junko Kojima

Practice Area 業務内容

International Transactions

  • Business Formations and Incorporation
  • Contracts – Sales Agreement, License Agreements, Service Agreements, Distributorship Agreements, Agency Agreements and other corporate related Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Stock Purchase Agreements, Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Dissolution and Winding up

Japanese Corporate Matters

  • Shareholders Meeting
  • Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Patent, Trademark and Copyrights
  • Unfair Competition
  • Tax


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Family Law Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions
    – Arbitration/Mediation

Legal Fee 報酬


※Please let us know if you need an estimate of fee.
※The following is a standard method of calculation of the fees
(excluding transportation costs, postal fees and other expenses).


The fees will be comprised of the initial fee and the contingent fee.
Both fees will be calculated based on the amount of the economical benefit of the claim.

Amount of the economical benefit Initial fee Contingent fee
       ~3M yen 8% 16%
3M yen ~ 30M yen 5% + 99,000yen 10% + 198,000yen
30M yen ~ 300M yen 3% + 759,000yen 6% + 1,518,000yen
300M yen ~ 2% + 4,059,000yen 4% + 8,118,000yen

Non Litigation

The legal fees will be calculated based on hourly charges.

Retainer Agreement

※For corporate clients, we ask to enter into a Retainer Agreement with our office (Please feel free to ask about the contents of the Retainer Agreement).

Access アクセス


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  • About six-minute walk form 2 exit of [Toranomon] station Tokyo Metro Ginza line
  • About six-minute walk form 4A exit of [Kamiyacho] station Tokyo Metro Hibiya line
  • About ten-minute walk form A13 exit of [Kasumigaseki] station Tokyo Metro Marunouchi and Chiyoda line