Yoshino ascends to Paul Weiss partnership

Tokyo-based lawyer rises up the ranks in the corporate department.

Paul Weiss has elected six lawyers to the partnership globally, with Kaye N. Yoshino rising to the call in the US firm's corporate department at the Tokyo office. Her main expertise liese in cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities transactions, the organization of private investment funds and joint ventures. He career has also included work on both public and private company mergers and acquisitions, strategic joint ventures and other forms of equity investments.

In the area of corporate finance and securities area Yoshino has represented both US and foreign issuers in connection with IPO's, secondary offerings and debt offerings and also advises listed companies on reporting and other obligations under U.S. securities laws.

Prior to her promotion, Yoshino was an associate in the same practice area. She is registered as a gaikokuho jimu bengoshi in Japan and has also been admitted by the New York bar.