William Nakasone

Abe Advogados announces a new partner in Venture Capital

Attorney William Nakasone (pictured) is the new partner in Venture Capital at Abe Advogados. Nakasone joined the firm as a trainee in 2007 and is recognized for his legal knowledge combined with a background in complex transactions, including venture capital investment rounds.

In corporate matters, his knowledge of corporate conflicts and his ability to anticipate them stand out. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo, USP, where he is also a doctoral candidate. He was a research fellow for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, at Keio University, in Tokyo (“Sandwich Doctorate”).

In recent years, William has represented both international and local funds, high growth startups and companies, and Brazilian founders, especially in Series A and B investment rounds. In his promotion to the firm, William will co-lead Venture Capital and M&A practices.