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Eri Akiyama

Eri Akiyama's practice focuses on commercial and corporate dispute resolution.

Ms. Akiyama is an international associate at MoloLamken. She joins the firm from the Tokyo office of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. Ms. Akiyama recently completed an externship at the Affirmative Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department. 

Representative Matters

  • A railway company in an administrative case relating to construction of a Superconducting Maglev line between Tokyo and Nagoya
  • A leading contractor in three arbitrations regarding an offshore construction project
  • Advised Japanese and international clients in connection with Japan Labor Standards Act
  • Represented defendants in criminal matters as a court-appointed public defender


Preparation and Construction of Terms and Condition and Privacy Policy for Domestic and International Transactions, Shoji Homu (Aug. 2023) (co-author)

Advanced Contract Law (Chapter 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7), Shoji Homu (Feb. 2023) (contributor)

Lexology Getting the Deal Through - Class Actions Japan, Law Business Research Ltd. (eds. 2018-2022) (with Oki Mori)

Commentary regarding the Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council on June 5, 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment and its impact on companies, Business Law Journal (Nov. 2019) (with Izumi Sato)


Columbia Law School, LL.M. (Honors)

The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, Certificate

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Law, J.D.

Kyoto University, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Bar of Japan
  • New York

Professional Affiliations

Japan Federation of Bar Associations

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, Environmental Management Committee

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