Naoya Shiota

Partner, Tokyo

Biography

Overview

Naoya Shiota is a partner in our Corporate/M&A practice group, based in Tokyo. He advises global private equity clients and Japanese corporate clients on cross-border and domestic acquisitions and disposals. With his substantial experience in both M&A and finance, he can provide one-stop services to advise on a wide range of transactions, such as acquisition of private companies, tender offer and going-private and PIPEs transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2021, he worked at a "Big Four" Japanese law firm for more than 15 years including six years as a partner in the M&A practice group where he led on a number of cross-border M&A transactions. He advises on transactions in a wide range of sectors, particularly the automotive, manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical and entertainment sectors.

He is fluent in both English and his native language of Japanese.

Bars and Courts
Japan Bar
New York State Bar
Education
LLM
Cornell Law School
LLB
University of Tokyo
Languages
Japanese
English

Experience