Naomi Aoyama LLM '99 Named Counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP

Debevoise announced that Naomi Aoyama, based in the firm's New York office, was named Counsel to the firm on January, 4, 2009. She is a member of the Corporate Department.

Ms. Aoyama's practice focuses on international projects, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance and other transactions. Prior to joining Debevoise in 1999, Ms. Aoyama worked as an associate on various corporate transactions for Japanese and international clients at Nishimura & Asahi (formerly Nishimura & Partners). She received her LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School (1999), completed a two-year legal apprenticeship at the Legal Training & Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1992-1994), and received her LL.B. from the University of Tokyo (1991). She is admitted to the Bar in New York and Japan.