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Toby Chun
 

Toby Chun

Partner
 
900 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001 
 
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Fax: +1-202-636-5502

As Co-Head of the Environmental Practice, Toby Chun focuses on the environmental aspects of complex, and often cross-border, transactions. Recognized by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and others, he has developed deep experience in advising a diverse range of businesses across numerous industries in the United States and around the world. 

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Work Highlights
  • Blackstone Inc. in its pending acquisition of a majority stake in Emerson Electric’s Climate Technologies business (valued at $14 billion)
  • KKR in its pending acquisition of Boasso Global, Inc.
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its sale of a 50% interest in Clearway Energy Group to Total Energies
  • Johnson Controls International plc in its €600 million and $400 million senior notes offerings
  • The underwriters in a $1 billion notes offering by Target Corporation
  • Crane Holdings, Co. in its divestiture of legacy asbestos liabilities to Spruce Lake Liability Management
  • New Mountain Capital in its pending acquisition of PerkinElmer’s Applied, Food and Enterprise Services businesses for up to $2.45 billion
  • DigitalBridge and IFM Investors in their $11 billion acquisition of Switch, Inc.
Education
  • University of Chicago Law School, 1996 J.D.
  • Stanford University, 1993 M.S. in Environment Engineering and Science
  • Stanford University, 1992 B.S. in Biological Sciences
Associations
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington D.C. Area
Admissions
  • District of Columbia 2003
Languages Spoken
  • English

Toby Chun is Co-Head of the Firm’s Environmental Practice. His practice focuses on managing the environmental aspects of complex corporate and real estate transactions, with experience across a diverse range of businesses and industries in the United States and around the world.

Toby is recognized by Chambers USA in the Environment: Mainly Transactional category, where he has been praised for “his ability to analyze and frame technical issues so they can be absorbed and acted upon by business principals.” A client reference noted that Toby “gives us comfort that matters will be addressed responsibly, thoroughly, and expeditiously.” Toby is also recognized in the Environmental: Transactional category by The Legal 500 United States and is recognized as a leading lawyer in Who’s Who Legal: Environment.

Toby obtained his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He received his Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and Science, as well as his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, from Stanford University.  He is a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association for the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Toby also serves as a guest lecturer on environmental law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Recent representations include:

  • Blackstone Inc. in its pending acquisition of a majority stake in Emerson Electric’s Climate Technologies business (valued at $14 billion)
  • KKR in its pending acquisition of Boasso Global, Inc.
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its sale of a 50% interest in Clearway Energy Group to Total Energies
  • Johnson Controls International plc in its €600 million and $400 million senior notes offerings
  • The underwriters in a $1 Billion notes offering by Target Corporation
  • Crane Holdings, Co. in its divestiture of legacy asbestos liabilities to Spruce Lake Liability Management
  • New Mountain Capital in its pending acquisition of PerkinElmer’s Applied, Food and Enterprise Services businesses for up to $2.45 billion
  • DigitalBridge and IFM Investors in their $11 billion acquisition of Switch, Inc.

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