Jesse Gillespie joins Morrison & Foerster in Tokyo

January 22, 2018 Morrison & Foerster has brought on Jesse Gillespie as a partner in the firm’s Tokyo office. Gillespie joins the firm from Sullivan & Cromwell, where he focused on matters involving capital markets transactions for issuers based in Japan and other areas in Asia.

Morrison & Foerster’s Japanese operations include 37 partners among a total of 106 lawyers, making it one of the largest 50 firms in the country. The firm’s Tokyo capital markets practice works on matters involving both Japanese and U.S. laws.


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