Yoshitaka Nishikawa, Esq. | Investment Funds Attorney
Yoshitaka Nishikawa is an Investment Funds Attorney at Capital Fund Law Group. In his capacity, Mr. Nishikawa supports the Firm's hedge fund and private equity fund clients, including managing regulatory matters, preparing fund offerings, fund partnership agreements, and reviewing fund documentation. Mr. Nishikawa brings the Firm his experience and attention to detail, upholding our high standards for client service and quality.
Before joining Capital Fund Law Group, Mr. Nishikawa was an Of Counsel at Okazaki Law Offices in Los Angeles. He primarily helped the Firm with Japanese-speaking clients on litigation and transactional matters. During his tenure with the Firm, he was engaged in business development efforts and facilitated the onboarding of a significant Japanese corporate client. Previously, Mr. Nishikawa worked on various legal consulting projects for many firms, including Am Law 50 and Am Law 100 firms between the U.S., Canada, and Japan.
Mr. Nishikawa is a native Japanese speaker and is fluent in French. He attended the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he graduated in two years. During that time, he was a research assistant to a professor who wrote a casebook later published as Kunz and Chomsky's Contracts: A Contemporary Approach by West Academic.
Mr. Nishikawa received his LL.B and LL.M in European Law at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He attended Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and completed a program co-hosted by Tulane University Law School, where he was awarded certificates of Advanced Study and Training in Mediation and Dispute Resolution; he became eligible to act as a mediator pursuant to many American state statutory and court rule standards. Mr. Nishikawa is admitted to the State Bar of California and is working toward qualifying as an English Solicitor through The Law Society of England and Wales.