Hyun Park
Hyun Park
  • Partner
Los Angeles, CA

220 Montgomery Street
Suite 1411
San Francisco, CA 94104

Hyun Park
Hyun Park has over 30 years of experience in the legal sector and has broad experience in advising companies, senior management, and boards on a wide variety of complex matters, including crisis management, corporate transactions, litigation, regulatory matters and corporate governance.  He began his career at Latham & Watkins and became an equity partner there.
 
From 2006 to 2017, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for PG&E Corporation (a Fortune 200 company) and its businesses, including its principal subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company.  Prior to joining PG&E Corporation, Mr. Park was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Allegheny Energy, Inc. and previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sithe Energies, Inc.
 
Mr. Park received his J.D. from Harvard Law School.  In addition, he holds a graduate degree in economics from Oxford University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Columbia University.  He is a member of the State Bar of California and serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Marin Food Bank.

Representative Matters

  • As the general counsel of a Fortune 200 company for approximately 11 years, held overall responsibility for corporate governance, SEC disclosure, and all legal matters, including crisis management, litigation, transactions, and regulatory matters.
  • As the general counsel of Sithe Energies, Inc., negotiated and managed numerous M&A transactions, including the sale of the company to Exelon Corporation, and managed litigation, transactions, and regulatory matters.
  • At Latham & Watkins, represented clients on M&A transactions, corporate and project financings, private equity transactions, and international joint ventures.

Bar Admissions

  • California

Classes/Seminars

  • Regular speaker at conferences and classes, including previous speaking engagements at Stanford Directors’ College, Stanford Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, The Association of General Counsel, and NAPABA Convention

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Housing Program and Immigration Program
  • Bay Area Legal Aid Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic
  • env
  • address
  • print

Areas Of Practice

  • Business and Finance
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory Enforcement & White Collar Defense

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. – 1989
    • Honors: cum laude, John M. Olin Prize
  • University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    • M.Phil., Economics – 1986
  • Columbia University, New York City, New York
    • B.A. – 1984
    • Major: Economics
    • Honors: summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Sanford S. Parker Prize

Honors And Awards

  • Legal Hero Award presented by the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, 2016
  • Transformative Leadership Awards West Coast, James M. Strother Award, 2012
  • Korean American Bar Association of Northern California Legal Professional of the Year, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board Member, San Francisco-Marin Food Bank
  • Former Board Member, California Minority Counsel Program
  • Former Board Member, Council of Korean Americans
  • Advisory Council, Asian Pacific Fund
  • Advisor, Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco