Ms. Ueno was born in Kyoto, Japan and educated in Japan and the United States. Before joining Fox, Horan & Camerini LLP, she worked with a large international New York City law firm for seventeen years, including a two-year posting at its Paris office. Her education and experience in Japan, the United States and France have made her an expert in counseling clients in cross-border and cross-cultural transactions throughout the U.S, Europe and Asia.
Ms. Ueno’s practice has concentrated on representing U.S. and Japanese clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances and commercial contracts. She takes pride in providing practical, hands-on advice to her clients. Her diverse client base includes the pharmaceutical, chemical, retail, automobile, technological, and internet based businesses.
Ms. Ueno is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and the American Bar Association. She served as President of Waseda University Alumni Association of New York (2009-2011). Her publications include an article entitled, “Individual Liability under Federal Anti-Discrimination Statutes,” the translation of “Sex Discrimination” (2nd edition, 1991) authored by Claire Sherman Thomas, and a series of legal columns for a major Japanese newspaper. She is a Visiting Professor at Rissho University in Saitama, Japan.
Ms. Ueno graduated from Waseda University (B.A.,1980 / M.A. summa cum laude, 1983) and Harvard Law School (LL.M magna cum laude, 1991). She is a native speaker of Japanese, fluent in English and proficient in French.