The State Guest House,Akasaka Palace,Tokyo
|Firm Name||Tokyo Heritage Law Firm|
|office||6 F Miya Bldg. 4-3-4 Kojimachi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, Japan
TEL:81-3-3237-8080 (9:30-12:00 13:00-17:30 Mon.-Fri.)
|Established||December 7 , 2020|
Tomoko Nakada, attorney-at-law, licensed in Japan and New York, focuses her practice on international estate planning and estate settlement.
Ms. Nakada has been chosen as an International Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) since 2015, an honor bestowed only on very few prominent attorneys, and is a member of its International Estate Planning Committee. Ms. Nakada has been selected as Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (TIAETL) since 2017 as well.
Ms. Nakada regularly lectures before groups of attorneys in the United States on US-Japanese inheritance law or tax matters in English and before bank wealth management departments in Japan.
Ms. Nakada has co-authored a well-received domestic book titled “INTERNATIONAL ESTATE PLANNING AND ESTATE SETTLEMENT” and is well-known nationally as an expert in this area. She has authored articles on Japanese inheritance tax and Japan estate planning in English.
A member of the New York Bar, Ms. Nakada has for several years served in various roles the International Private Client Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. Recently, Ms. Nakada has been selected to write the chapter on Japanese inheritance tax law for an upcoming book to be published by the American Bar Association.
Ms. Nakada graduated with an LL.M. degree from the New York University School of Law in 2002, prior to working as a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School.
Ms. Nakada began her legal career in Japan in 1997 as a Tokyo District Court judge, a member of the three judge panel, a special honor for a junior lawyer.