Michael L. Chun


Main: (949) 502-7755
Direct: (949) 502-7758
Email: mchun@apjuris.com

Michael L. Chun is a senior corporate and business law attorney with over 20 years of law firm and in-house experience advising individuals, public companies, and private companies on US and worldwide legal matters.

Mr. Chun provides clients with practical, cost-effective guidance and solutions to their contractual, legal, and business issues. As a generalist attorney, Mr. Chun has comprehensive hands-on experience covering a broad range of business activities including, among other things: 

  • Commercial contracts (manufacturing, licensing, sales, distribution, joint development, NDAs), demand/response letters, corporate policies/procedures, and legal documentation covering all areas of law and regulatory compliance
  • Corporate board and governance
    • Business formation (C corp, S corp, LLC, partnerships), organization, compliance
    • Board minutes, bylaws, resolutions, and meetings
  • Labor and employment law
    • Onboarding, compensation, benefits, equity plans, bonus plans, HR operations, exempt/non-exempt, non-compete, equity, investigations, terminations, severance, employee handbook
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • CA DLSE wage claims
    • Executive compensation and benefits
  • Business Litigation
    • Successful and complete defense win in age discrimination and breach of employment lawsuit -- Woodward v. Emulex Corp., 854 F.Supp.2d 149 (D. Mass. 2012) Aff’d 714 F.3d 632 (1st Cir. 2013)
    • Prosecute breach of lease claims for international sports accessory manufacturer
    • Breach of contract defense for large US video game accessory manufacturer
  • Mergers & Acquisitions - Over $1 Billion in closed transactions (Term sheet, definitive agreement, due diligence, closing, post-acquisition integration), asset/stock purchase agreements.  Representative transactions:
    • Sale of Emulex Corp. to Avago Technologies (now Broadcom) ($606M; 1,200 employees; May 2015)
    • Purchase of Endace Ltd. by Emulex Corp. (LSE: EDA; $130M; 180 employees; Feb. 2013)
    • Purchase of ServerEngines Corp. by Emulex Corp. ($225M; 170 employees; Aug. 2010)
  • Real estate
    • Term sheet, leasing, subleasing, sales, unlawful detainer, surrender
  • Intellectual property
    • Copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets
  • Privacy, Compliance, Trade, and Insurance
    • Data privacy, GDPR
    • FDA compliance
    • Export control (Encryption)
    • Trade agreements act (TAA), conflict minerals, anti-corruption (FCPA)
    • FINRA, SOX
    • Insurance coverage
  • International law and operations
Please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Chun and Adkisson Pitet LLP about how we can assist you with your legal and business needs.  We welcome the opportunity to speak with you.


Areas of Practice
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Business Litigation
    • Bar Admissions
    • State of California
    • State of Hawaii
      • Education
      • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1998
      • UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Business Administration (Finance and Real Estate), 1989
      • Punahou School, 1985
        • Associations
        • California Bar Association
        • Orange County Bar Association
        • Orange County Asian American Bar Association
        • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association