Yuko Kaneko

Yuko is an executive committee member of WILJ. After graduating from the University of Tokyo (Japan) with an LL.B., Yuko obtained her qualification as an attorney-at-law in Japan in 2000, and commenced working as a private practice lawyer in Nishimura & Partners (currently Nishimura & Asahi). In 2010, Yuko took up a new in-house counsel role as Manager, Legal Affairs Office at Nippon Otis Elevator Company. In 2016 Yuko joined Alconix Corporation to launch an independent legal function for Alconix group, during which time she obtained her LL.M. at Florida Coastal School of Law (2018). In 2019 she was certified as a Certified Fraud Examiner. She currently serves as General Manager, Legal & Compliance Department at Alconix. Yuko is a registered lawyer of the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association, and a member of the Bulletin Committee at the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association. She also served as a permanent member of the said Bar Association in 2020. She also serves as a judge of Intercollege Negotiation Competition from 2019. She lives in Tokyo, Japan, with her husband and three children.