Yoshihide Ito

International Trade, Public Policy, Regulatory & Government Affairs, Japan



Yoshi Ito advises clients on wide-ranging international trade policy and regulation issues, and transnational business matters, especially those involving US-Japan bilateral concerns, as well as those involving government agencies. His international trade practice covers export/import matters, economic sanctions and embargoes, foreign direct investments, international competition regulations, and related issues. He counsels foreign corporations doing business in the United States and Japan on issues affecting their business operations, such as general corporate law, litigation and dispute settlement strategy, employment and immigration matters, and lobbying regulation.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Master of Laws
  • Harvard Kennedy School , MPP, Master in Public Policy
  • Hitotsubashi University, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)


  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Japanese

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Pro bono counsel for Japan Commerce Association of Washington, DC and JCAW Foundation.