Sachiko Taniguchi is an associate in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Tokyo offices. Ms. Taniguchi’s practice focuses on cross-border investigations, complex litigations, and international arbitrations. With her strong cultural and language fluency, Ms. Taniguchi has represented clients, including manufacturing companies, pharmaceutical companies, and payment companies that operate in multi-jurisdictions in dispute resolutions involving joint ventures, license agreements, and U.S. government enforcement initiatives. Ms. Taniguchi has a strong corporate background and has experience in covering a wide range of issues under Japanese law and U.S. law, as well as in over 40 other jurisdictions, including FCPA, joint ventures, M&As, corporate dissolutions, contract law, competition law, data privacy, intellectual property, and licensing of technology, among others.
Ms. Taniguchi joined the firm in 2013. Ms. Taniguchi is admitted in Japan, New York and the District of Columbia.
- Grinnell College, Exchange Program, 2005-2006
- Waseda University School of International Liberal Studies, B.A., 2007 (Graduation in 3.5 Years)
- Waseda University Law School, J.D., 2011
- Legal Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2013
- The University of Chicago Law School, LL.M., 2017
- The Current International Arbitration Practice and Challenges for Japanese Corporations - January 9th, 2022
- Not a Party, Not a Problem: SCOTUS Rules That Non-Signatories Can Enforce International Arbitration Agreements in U.S. Courts - June 3rd, 2020
- Resident Directors No Longer Necessary for Corporations in Japan - April 27th, 2015
Engagement & Publications
- "Current International Arbitration Practice and Challenges for Japanese Corporations," (Japanese) JCA Journal, Vol. 68, No. 11, pp. 3-8, November 2021 (with Joseph R. Profaizer and Eric W. Dittmann)
- Member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association