Foundation of Hibiya-Nakata was featured in the Legal Market Overview in Japan in Legal 500, 2013 Edition and ranked in the Corporate-M&A section as well as the Banking-finance section while Nobuo Nakata, representative partner, was highly recognized as a leading individual in Corporate-M&A area.

Hibiya-Nakata is also nominated as one of the recommended firms in Japan by Asialaw Profile, 2013 edition.