Hiroko Yamamoto is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.
Ms. Yamamoto advises clients on arbitration and litigation matters, particularly with cross-border elements. She also assists in drafting arbitration clauses for both business-to-business and business-to-consumer contracts. She has global experience under both the common and civil law tradition.
While at Harvard Law School, Ms. Yamamoto served as co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard International Law Journal and president of the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, where she co-founded the International Arbitration Workshop. She was also a Salzburg Cutler Fellow and Student Fellow of the Project on the Foundations of Private Law.
She is an assistant editor (East and Central Asia) of the Kluwer Arbitration Blog and a vice chair of the ABA Section of International Law, International Courts & Judicial Affairs Committee. She is also a member of ASIL, ICC YAF, JAA, JSIL, Young ICCA, and YSIAC.