Naoto Nelson Saika | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Naoto Nelson Saika

International Trade Analyst, Washington, DC

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Naoto (Nelson) Saika is an International Trade Analyst. Nelson is based in Washington, DC and is licensed to practice in New York. He works on various trade issues, including trade remedies and WTO disputes, pertaining to both sovereign and private clients.

Nelson's background includes working in the agricultural sector as a grain trader for a multinational Japanese firm and time at the World Trade Organization Appellate Body focusing on appeals concerning antidumping and trade in services.  

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar


  • LLB, Doshisha University
  • LLM, Certificate in WTO Studies, Georgetown University Law Center


  • English
  • Japanese
*Not engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia. Work performed under the supervision of principals of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar. Licensed only in the state of New York.