is a partner of the firm who has great expertise in corporate law, M&A, private equity, venture finance and corporate governance. Tanahashi has also represented various domestic and international private equity funds. He is the author of several publications concerning private equity, domestic and cross-border M&A and tender offer bids in Japan. Tanahashi has been a lecturer at Waseda University School since 2005 and is a director and member of the Industrial Innovation Committee at the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (Currently INCJ Limited). He was admitted to the Bar in Japan in 1992 and in New York in 1997.