Betty Moy Huber
  1. Counsel

Betty Moy Huber is co-head of Davis Polk's corporate governance practice and Environmental Group. For over two decades, she has provided governance, disclosure, regulatory and transactional advice to various public and private equity companies and their boards. A former member of the advisory council for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, she has spoken on sustainability/ESG and corporate governance issues for numerous organizations including the American Law Institute, the American Bar Association, Lawline, the New York City Bar Association and the Practising Law Institute.

Ms. Huber has written on ESG and corporate governance topics for various publications, including the Bloomberg BNA, Financial Times' Agenda, Environment and Energy Publishing’s Climatewire and Greenwire, Law360.com, CFO.com, Corporate Counsel magazine, Directorship magazine, Financier Worldwide, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Corporate Governance Advisor and Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst. In addition, she is the editor of Davis Polk's Briefing: Governance blog, and is cited as a legal expert in countless publications, including Corporate Secretary magazine and Thomson Reuters.

Work Highlights

M&A
  • Metalmark Capital's Investment in Reliance Gathering
  • Freeport-McMoRan's sale of interests in TF Holdings Ltd., and the Morenci Mine and the Timok Project
  • TE Connectivity on its acquisition of the Creganna Medical Group
  • Emera on its acquisition of TECO Energy
  • El Paso Electric on the sale of its interest in the Four Corners Coal-Fired Power Plant located in the Navajo Nation to the Arizona Public Service Company
  • Emerson Electric on its pending acquisition of Pentair's Valves and Controls business, its sale of its Power Transmissions Solutions business to Regal Beloit Corporation and its sale of its InterMetro Business to Ali Group
  • Tyson Food’s acquisition of Hillshire Farms and its sale of its Mexican and Brazilian poultry business
  • China Hydroelectric Corporation’s going-private transaction
  • Murphy Oil Corporation’s sale of its Meraux refinery to Valero and its Superior refinery to Calumet
  • Daikin Industries’ acquisition of Goodman Global
Capital Markets
  • Eastman Chemical's €550 million notes offering
  • General Motors Company $2 billion senior notes offering
  • Delphi's $1.3 billion senior notes offering
  • Nexteer Automotive's IPO
  • Geopark's IPO
  • Affimed NV's IPO
Bank Financings and Other Matters
  • Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde’s mine expansion project financing
  • Acquisition financing for Clayton Dubilier & Rice’s acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies
  • Debt restructuring for Foxwoods
  • Universal Orlando’s joint venture, construction, development and financing of the Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Recognition

Ms. Huber is recognized as a leading lawyer by numerous industry publications:

  • Best Lawyers
  • Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers – 2019 (since 2010)
  • Chambers USA – Environment: Mainly Transactional: New York, Band 1, 2019 (since 2007)
  • Legal 500 U.S. – Environment: Transactional, 2019 (since 2011)
  • Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards – Best in Environment, 2013

She is a recipient of the Lawyers Alliance for New York’s Cornerstone Award, honoring outstanding pro bono legal services.

Of Note

Memberships

  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York

Professional History

  • Co-Head Corporate Governance Group, 2019-present
  • Co-Head Environmental Practice Group, 2011-present
  • Counsel, 2004-present
  • Associate, 1996-2004

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Education

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1993
    • cum laude
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1996
    • Articles Editor, Annual Survey of American Law