Morrison & Foerster was one of the first foreign law firms licensed in Japan, opening our offices in 1987. Today we have the largest and most diverse practice of any international law firm in Japan, with over 120 lawyers in Tokyo, including 50 Japanese attorneys. We are one of the six largest firms in Japan, foreign or domestic.
Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2014 honored us with six awards — more than any other international law firm. We were named International Deal Firm of the Year (two years in a row) and Tax Law Firm of the Year. We also won M&A Deal of the Year, Debt Market Deal of the Year, and TMT Deal of the Year for SoftBank’s acquisition of Sprint and the related financing.