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Carl J. Green is Senior Advisor in the Washington, D.C. office of Hitachi, Ltd, where he formerly served as Senior Representative with broad responsibilities for both business strategies and public affairs. Prior to joining in Hitachi in 1997, Mr. Green practiced and taught international business law. He was a partner in the Washington and Tokyo offices of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and a member of the faculty of Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught international trade, Japanese law and international business transactions. Mr. Green was the founding director of Georgetown’s Asian Law and Policy Studies Program. During the 1970s, Mr. Green was the Ford Foundation’s Representative in Japan and East Asia. Mr. Green is a past President of the Japan-America Society of Washington and Chairman of the Washington Advisory Board of the Asia Society. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on its selection committees for both the International Affairs Fellowship and the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan, sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd. He is also a member of the Washington Institute for Foreign Affairs and of the International House of Japan. In 2007 he was honored with the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation Award for his contributions to the U.S. – Japan Relationship. Mr. Green received his A.B., magna cum laude, in East Asian Languages from Harvard University and his J.D. from Yale Law School. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles on international business law and international affairs. He is fluent in Japanese and also speaks Chinese, French and German. He is married to Pamela W. Green, a painter, and is the father of three sons.
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