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Mihoko Ida

Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)


Mihoko Ida has over five years of experience practicing law in Japan. She is a member of the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group in Tokyo. Ms. Ida has co-authored a number of publications, including the M&A Handbook on Conducting Business Practically. She is a member of the Tokyo Bar Association. She was seconded to Baker McKenzie's Chicago office between 2011 and 2012.

Practice Focus

Ms. Ida focuses on mergers and acquisitions, commercial and corporate law, labor law, environmental law and general corporate law. She advises on compliance issues and assists clients in conducting due diligence and preparing documentation. Ms. Ida also assists in litigation and in drafting legal opinions, contracts and legal memoranda.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association


  • New York~United States (2012)
  • Japan (2004)


  • Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M.) (2011)
  • Legal Research & Training Institute of Supreme Court of Japan (2004)
  • University of Tokyo (LL.B.) (1999)


  • English
  • Japanese

Previous Offices

  • Chicago

Co-author, "Social Media at Workplace," JGCC News Chicago, The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Chicago (JCCC), July 2012, Language: Japanese

Co-author, M&A Handbook on Conducting Business Practically, Chuokeizai-sha, June 2010, Language: Japanese

Co-author of chapter, “Management Practice of Special Committee,” Business Law Practice, Chuokeizai-sha, October 2007, Language: Japanese

Co-author, TOB Handbook, Nikkei Business Publications, January 2007, Language: Japanese

Co-author of chapter, “New Bankruptcy Law of Japan — From Creditors’ Perspective,” Asia Pacific Legal Development Bulletin, Baker McKenzie, February 2005, Language: English