Working languages:
Japanese to English
English to Japanese

Mika Fukutomi
Japan expert - bilingual lawyer linguist

Japan
Local time: 12:02 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese Native in Japanese, English Native in English
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About me
Globally mobile bilingual (Japanese & English) attorney educated in Japan, the U.S. and Hong Kong. I work on highly specialized translation and interpreting projects as well as legal document review. I am willing to travel and have worked on projects in Tokyo, New York, Washington, D.C., Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Hong Kong. Areas of specialization include: legal, financial, pharmaceutical/medical, high tech, education.

LEGAL
-admitted as lawyer in England & Wales since 1998 with current practice certificate. Experience -working for AmLaw 100 and Magic Circle firms
-e-discovery specialist with experience in multiple Japanese document review projects: antitrust cases (DOJ investigation and derivative actions), litigation arising from high profile international transactions, internal investigation, etc.
-deposition preparation, investigation interview interpretation
-translation of documents, drafting of memos in Japanese and English

FINANCIAL
-former financial analyst and fixed income sales associate, later transaction lawyer at major investment banks and insurance companies
-knowledge of complex transactions and structured products
-regular translator and interpreter for a U.S. regulatory body
-translator and editor of financial disclosure materials

PHARMACEUTICAL/MEDICAL
-translated and interpreted in relation to internal investigation of major pharmaceutical company
-translated financial disclosure materials and compliance documents relating to pharmaceutical industry
interpreter for Japanese medical personnel

HIGH TECH
-translation and interpretation in relation to M&A transaction involving Japanese and Silicon Valley companies
-Japanese document review relating to internal investigations, litigation involving high tech companies

EDUCATION
-bilingual education consultant with experience leading and inspecting schools using Japanese and English skills.

DEGREES
Georgetown University B.S.F.S.
University of Hong Kong CPEC, PCLL
Harvard University Graduate School of Education Ed.M.
Keywords: Japanese, legal, document review, e-discovery, deposition, finance, pharma, medical, tech


Profile last updated
Apr 6, 2016



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