Working as a Sole Practitioner in Tokyo - Panel discussion hosted by Women in Law Japan (WILJ)

On May 30, Catherine O'Connell participated in a panel discussion on "Working as a Sole Practioner in Tokyo"  hosted by Women in Law Japan at the beautiful headquarters of Amazon Japan. The event was moderated by Angela Krantz, the Legal Director and Associate General Counsel of Amazon Japan. We discussed our various career paths, what the average day of a sole practioner looks like, how working in a solo or small law firm differs from working in a law firm or in-house, and many other interesting topics. It was such a pleasure to speak afterwards 1:1 with the summer interns from law firms in Tokyo, in-house counsel, and various young and seasoned private practice and in-house lawyers who attended.

The panelists were as follows

**About Women in Law Japan

Women  in Law Japan is a platform for women in the legal profession in Japan, comprised of legal practitioners working in private practice, in-house, in governments and in the citizenship sector, as well as those engaged in professional support capacities within legal service firms and other similar organizations. WILJ is open to all genders. http://www.womeninlawjapan.org

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