Yoshii, Michael J.

Michael J. Yoshii

Retired Partner

Michael Yoshii retired from the partnership in June 2022. He continued working as Of Counsel in Singapore until March 2023. Mr. Yoshii's practice focused on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic investments for buyers, sellers, and financial institutions. He was also active in project development and finance, and was experienced in advising project companies, sponsors, and lenders on a number of landmark project development and finance transactions in the Philippines, Indonesia, and elsewhere in Asia.

Mr. Yoshii has been named as a leading attorney in all of the Chambers Asia-Pacific guides since 2008, and is described as a lawyer who is “down-to-earth, has good negotiation skill and always thinks of the client's best interests” and “a very good lawyer with deep expertise in assisting blue-chip companies with cross-border transactions.” Mr. Yoshii is also ranked as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and is listed for banking, M&A, and project finance in Japan.


  • JD, University of California, Davis School of Law, 1982
  • BA, Dartmouth College, 1978