Tohimi Itakura

Toshimi is a new executive committee member of WILJ in 2021. She graduated from the Keio University in Japan (B.A. in Laws) in 2000 and joined Sojitz Corporation, a leading international trading house with operations in a multitude of countries and regions, in 2005 as a member of the Legal Department. After joining Sojitz Corporation, she studied at Duke Law School, obtained Master of Law (Hons) and has been admitted to the New York Bar since 2010. She has worked overseas at reginal offices of Sojitz Corporation in NY and London and also seconded to Corporate Group and Competition Group of Herbert Smith Freehills in London. She is currently the manager of Section 3 of the Legal Department which covers all transactions within Aerospace & Transportation Project Division and Infrastructure & Healthcare Division. She focuses on personnel development of the members and has “Be happy and passionate. And be yourself.” as her motte.