Suguru Sato

Suguru Sato, Butzel Long Photo
International Practice Advisor

Suguru Sato is International Practice Advisor at Butzel Long in the Detroit office.  Mr. Sato is an attorney registered in Japan with 8 years of experience regarding corporate matters, especially mergers and acquisitions.  Prior to joining Butzel Long, he has worked as an associate in one of the top law firms in Japan. He also has worked as a manager in the corporate strategy department in one of the biggest telecommunication companies in Japan, playing a key role in cross-border and domestic M&A.

Mr. Sato assists and guides domestic and foreign companies for broad-ranged matters such as cross-border transactions. He also has experienced to assist individuals for employment matters.

Mr. Sato is a graduate of the University of Southern California (Master of Law, 2018) with the grades of above top 10%. He is also a graduate of the University of Tokyo Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2009) and a graduate of the University of Tokyo (B.S., law, magna cum laude, 2007).


  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Master of Law (2018)
  • The University of Tokyo Law School, J.D., cum laude (2009)
  • The University of Tokyo, B.S., Law, magna cum laude (2007)


The Japan Federation of Bar Associations

Tokyo Dai-ni Bar Association

Japanese Business Society of Detroit

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