is a Partner in the firm and has great expertise in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, 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 on the subject of M&A. Tanahashi is a lecturer at Waseda University School (2005-), and is a Director and Member of the Industrial Innovation Committee, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (2009-). He was admitted to the Bar in Japan in 1992 and in New York in 1997.