J.R. is the managing partner of the firm's Tokyo office. Leveraging a rich history of living and working in Japan and throughout Asia for over 20 years, J.R. pulls from his extensive transactional and litigation backgrounds to guide clients through the life-cycle of the deal.
J.R. has represented financial institutions, private equity, hedge funds, project sponsors and developers, utilities, multilaterals, export credit agencies (ECAs) and foreign governments on a broad range of projects in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America and the United States. A mainstay of J.R.'s career has been the design and implementation of innovative transactions and financial structures, each carefully tailored to help clients achieve global business objectives with a clear understanding of local economic, social and political issues.
J.R.'s experience includes providing insolvency-related advice in structuring complex transactions for asset-based lending, asset securitization, conduits, derivatives and other financial hedges, project finance (traditional and renewable energy; large infrastructure), REITS, REMICS, real estate finance, and other capital markets transactions.