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Mayu Watanabe

Senior Fellow – Japan

Mayu Watanabe is an adjunct research associate, pursuing a Doctorate in Business Law at the Graduate School of Law (Business Law Department) at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. 

About Mayu Watanabe

Mayu Watanabe is an adjunct research associate, pursuing a Doctorate in Business Law at the Graduate School of Law (Business Law Department) at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. She specializes in dispute system design and online dispute resolution (ODR).

As a Fellow at the Gould Center for Conflict Resolution at Stanford Law School (2014-2015), Ms. Watanabe studied “Dispute System Design of Private ADR Organizations in Japan,” with a focus on access to justice, procedural design, and improvements in service quality, in order to raise awareness of dispute resolution processes in Japan.

In addition to her work as a researcher and academic in dispute resolution, Ms. Watanabe is an entrepreneur, co-founder of Lealta magazine, and managing director of Interloop, LLC. Originally a consulting company for designers and artists wishing to expand their business globally, Interloop, LLC ultimately became a lifestyle and wellness community platform for women.  Ms. Watanabe further expanded this site to include legal services for women.

ADR Achievements and Training

  • Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Award (2015)
  • Fellow, Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, Stanford Law School (2014-2015)
  • Negotiation and Leadership Training, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School (2014)
  • Global Business and Law Seminar “Negotiation and Mediation,” Pepperdine University & Hitotsubashi University (2014)

ADR Teaching and Mentoring

  • Negotiation Training, Academy for Global Leadership Program, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Publications and Education

Publications

Translated Getting (More of) What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything, in Business and in Life, Margaret A. Neale and Tomas Z. Lys

Translated, Chapter 6: Culture and Gender of Negotiation, “The Methods of Negotiation,” Hideyuki Kobayashi

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctoral Candidate, Graduate School of Law (Business Law Department), Hitotsubashi University (2013-present)
  • Master of Arts (Business Law), Hitotsubashi University (2013)
  • B.A., Department of Economics, Ritsumeikan University (1999)

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