PartnerKaoru Matsuzawa

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2002
admitted in New York, 2009
Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Contact Information

TEL +81-3-6270-3506
FAX +81-3-6270-3501


Japanese, English


Keio University (LL.B., 2001)
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (2002 - 2017)
Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2008)
Research Section Director, General Affairs and Investigation Department, Secretariat Division of the National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011 - 2012)
Adviser for the governance reinforcement of the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), Pension Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (2014 - 2015)
Member of the Research Ethics Committee of School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo (2015 - present)
Lecturer at Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business (2016 - present)
Member of Tokyo Future Vision Conference (2017)
Policy Advisor for the Board of Education, Shibuya Ward (2017 - 2019)
Matsuzawa Kaoru Law Office (2017 - 2018)
Adjunct Fellow, Health and Global Policy Institute (2018 - present)
Co-Chair, Japan Chapter of Harvard Law School Women's Alliance (2018 - present)
Public Relations Committee member, Japan-North America Medical Exchange Foundation (2019 - 2021)
Member of the Board of Education, Shibuya Ward (2019 - present)
Member of the Research Ethics Committee, Specified Nonprofit Corporation Japan Institute for Advancement of Medical Education Program (2019 - present)
Auditor, Information Technology Federation of Japan (2019 - present)
Non-executive director and audit and supervisory committee member, SENSYN ROBOTICS, Inc. (2020 - present)
Member of the Simulation Experts Committee to Utilize AI and Other Technologies for Realizing the Smart Life, Cabinet Secretariat (2020 - 2021)
Outside Auditor, Sight Visit Inc. (2020 - 2021)
Audit and Supervisory Committee External Director, MedicalNote, Inc. (2020 - present)
Expert adviser in the "Social Implementation Project for Health Care Services FY2021" for guidelines of telehealth medical consultation (2021 - 2022)
Statutory Auditor, ANDPAD Inc. (2022 - present)
External Director, PLAID, Inc. (2022 - present)
Advisor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (2023 - present)

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