Paul Jun
  1. Associate

Mr. Jun is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Tokyo office. A native English and Korean speaker and fluent in Japanese, he joined the firm’s Tokyo office in 2018. He advises primarily on cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions.

Work Highlights

  • Kyocera Corporation in connection with its $1.03 billion tender offer for the shares of AVX Corporation it did not already own
  • Tokyo Century Corporation in connection with its $3 billion acquisition of the remaining 75.5% interest it did not own in Aviation Capital Group LLC from Pacific Life Insurance Company
  • OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. in the sale of OKI Brazil's IT services and software assets for banks and retailers to NCR Corporation
Selected representations before joining Davis Polk
  • Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. and Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc. in their acquisitions of indirect equity interests in South Field Energy LLC, a 1,182MW combined-cycle gas turbine power project located in Ohio
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation in its acquisition of Cleanpart Group GmbH from a private equity fund managed by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
  • Uzabase, Inc. in its acquisition of Quartz Media LLC from Atlantic Media, Inc.
  • Sompo Holdings, Inc. in its $6.3 billion acquisition of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
  • Alps Electric Co., Ltd. and Alpine Electronics, Inc. in connection with their US$794.7 million business integration involving a registration on Form F-4 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Multiple Japanese companies as U.S. counsel in connection with their business combination transactions involving a registration exemption under Rule 802 of the U.S. Securities Act and filing of Form CBs
  • Multiple Japanese companies in connection with their ongoing U.S. disclosure obligations

Professional History

  • Associate, Davis Polk since 2018
  • Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Tokyo, 2016-2018
  • Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Tokyo, 2015-2016
  • Foreign Law Clerk, Yanagida & Partners, Tokyo, 2013-2015

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.Com., University of Toronto, 2010
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2013


  • Korean
  • Japanese