Skip to Main Content
Our Commitment to Diversity
Tomohiro Kitada

Tomohiro Kitada is a counsel in the firm’s Tokyo office and a member of the banking and asset finance practice group with a focus on corporate finance transactions and financial regulation.

Prior to joining the firm, Tomohiro worked for almost a decade in Tokyo with an American worldwide financial institution as a managing director and managing counsel, where he was responsible for overseeing their banking, Japanese trust (including real estate trust and receivables trust), and global custody businesses, collateral management services, and secured finance and securitization transactions, as well as all varieties of corporate, governance, licensing, and regulatory matters. He also spent 7 years working on corporate, finance, and real estate transactions (including securitization of various assets, mergers & acquisitions, sale, purchase and lease of real estates, and general corporate) in private practice in Tokyo. As a private practitioner, he was seconded to the Inspection Division of Japanese Financial Services Agency, where he was engaged in the inspections of Japanese mega-banks and trust banks and gained substantial insight into the Japanese regulator’s inner-workings.

Tomohiro received his Bachelor of Law from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law. He is also qualified as a bengoshi lawyer in Japan.

Return to top of page

Email Disclaimer

We welcome your email, but please understand that if you are not already a client of K&L Gates LLP, we cannot represent you until we confirm that doing so would not create a conflict of interest and is otherwise consistent with the policies of our firm. Accordingly, please do not include any confidential information until we verify that the firm is in a position to represent you and our engagement is confirmed in a letter. Prior to that time, there is no assurance that information you send us will be maintained as confidential. Thank you for your consideration.

Accept Cancel