John H. Chun is a partner in Herrick's Restructuring & Finance Litigation Department.

John is a seasoned litigator with experience handling a wide range of complex commercial, restrictive covenant, trade secret, and real estate litigation matters. His clients include private equity and hedge funds, startups, C-suite executives, technology and healthcare companies, insurance companies and brokers, and other corporate clients.

Prior to joining Herrick, John was of counsel at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, a trial lawyer at the Federal Public Defenders Office, adjunct professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law, and law clerk to the Hon. Thomas J. Meskill of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Complex Commercial Litigation

John’s experience in complex commercial litigation includes representing plaintiffs and defendants in disputes arising from M&A, structured finance and securities transactions.

Employee Mobility and Trade Secrets

John has extensive experience counseling and litigating issues related to employee mobility and protecting trade secrets, including breach of restrictive covenants, corporate raiding and clawback claims. He litigates misappropriation and non-compete cases on behalf of both employers and executives.

Real Estate Litigation

John also has extensive experience representing clients in disputes relating to real estate transactions, including lenders, condominium boards, developers, investors and owners. 

Memberships & Associations

  • Law360, New York Editorial Advisory Board, Member (2022)
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, Member
  • Herrick’s Diversity Committee and Diversity Partners’ Program