Michael L. Chun

 Michael 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, private companies, and public companies on US and worldwide legal matters.  

With his broad range of legal expertise, Mr. Chun serves as legal counsel for privately held small businesses to large multinational public companies. Mr. Chun has previously advised the most successful company IPO in 2019.

As a former senior in house attorney for Fortune 500 technology companies, Mr. Chun's experience and expertise in all facets of law and business activities, enables him to provide clients with comprehensive, practical, and cost-effective guidance and solutions to all their contractual, legal, and business issues. 

Mr. Chun's expertise includes:

  • Commercial contracts (manufacturing, licensing, sales, distribution, joint development, joint venture, 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, buy-sell agreements
    • Board minutes, bylaws, resolutions, and meetings
  • Labor and employment law
    • Offer letters, employment agreements, executive 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
  • Business and Employment 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 as acquiror and target (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)
    • Purchase of Endace Ltd. by Emulex Corp. (LSE: EDA; $130M; 180 employees)
    • Purchase of ServerEngines Corp. by Emulex Corp. ($225M; 170 employees)
    • Sale of eMachines to Gateway, Inc. ($235M; 130 employees)
  • Real estate
    • Term sheet, leasing, subleasing, sales, unlawful detainer, surrender
  • Homeowners Association (HOA) law
    • Intellectual property
      • Copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets
    • Privacy, Trade, Insurance, FDA, Import/Export
    • Internet and Social Media Law
    Please 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
  • Real Estate 
  • Digital Media, Internet and Information Technology 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 - Business Administration (Finance and Real Estate), 1989
      • Punahou School, 1985
        • Associations
        • California State Bar Association
        • Hawaii State Bar Association
        • Orange County Bar Association
        • Orange County Asian American Bar Association
        • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association