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Sachiko Taniguchi

Associate, Litigation Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6713
Fax: 1(212) 230-7713


Phone: 81-3-6229-6060
Fax: 81-3-6229-7060


Sachiko Taniguchi is an associate in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Ms. Taniguchi’s practice focuses on representing multi-national clients in complex litigation and international arbitration as well as cross-border investigation. Ms. Taniguchi has represented clients that operate in multi-jurisdictions in international disputes involving cross-border joint ventures, license agreements, and U.S. government enforcement initiatives. With her strong cultural fluency and bilingual skills, Ms. Taniguchi is experienced in representing Japanese corporations in international commercial disputes.


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Japan, Litigation – The Best Lawyers in Japan (2022)


  • The University of Chicago Law School, LL.M., 2017
  • The Legal Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2013
  • Waseda University Law School, J.D., 2011
  • Waseda University School of International Liberal Studies, B.A., 2007 (Graduation in 3.5 Years)
  • Grinnell College, Exchange Program, 2005-2006


  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in connection with a royalty dispute involving multiple jurisdictions in a private international arbitration proceeding
  • Represented a construction machinery company in connection with a proceeding involving numerous disputed issues under multiple contracts
  • Represented a steel company in an international investigation in connection with a U.S. government initiative

    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

    Practice Areas

    Complex Litigation and Arbitration
    International Arbitration
    Investigations and White Collar Defense




    District of Columbia Bar
    District of Columbia Bar
    New York Bar
    New York Bar


    The University of Chicago, LL.M. 2017
    The University of Chicago, LL.M. 2017
    Waseda University, J.D. 2011
    Waseda University, J.D. 2011
    Waseda University, B.A. 2007
    Waseda University, B.A. 2007

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