Yuko Ota Researcher

Yuko Ota

I feel highly motivated to discover strong potential candidates by using my developed research skills. I am also proud of being a good communicator to work as a bridge between the client and the candidates for coordinating interviews in a timely manner with the time-zone difference in the international environment.


Yuko Ota is a Researcher in our Tokyo office. She provides research support to our legal search consultants who work on behalf of law firms and multi-national companies in Japan and Korea. As part of the world's largest legal recruitment company, Yuko has access to our global resources and best practices established over more than 30 years in the legal recruitment industry. Yuko also leverages the resources and contacts that we have established locally in Tokyo since 2007.

Yuko is fluent in both Japanese and English.


Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Yuko acted as a paralegal for a leading New York law firm in Tokyo where she conducted research on a daily basis and worked closely with both American and Japanese lawyers. Yuko also has worked for the private patent office as a foreign patent administrator to assist patent attorneys. Because of her prior experience working in law firms, Yuko has extensive knowledge of the legal industry, which is a valuable asset when she researches for potential candidates.