Bold, Brilliant, Accomplished: Chie Yakura

Chie Yakura is a partner in MoFo’s Tokyo Intellectual Property Group. Chie represents both non-Japanese and Japanese corporations in a wide range of litigation matters.

She is one of many Bold, Brilliant, and Accomplished women lawyers at MoFo:

What do you love about your work?

It is always exciting to consider and analyze litigation strategies through active interaction and collaboration with the client and my colleagues.

What is your favorite thing about your city?

Tokyo has great restaurants from all over the world, and people are polite and kind.

What has been the key to your success?

Putting myself into clients’ shoes and providing effective, creative, and pragmatic legal services to them in Japanese litigation, which is often unfamiliar to international clients. Hard work and teamwork are also key.

Get to know all of the Bold, Brilliant, and Accomplished MoFo Women.