Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, FirstEnergy
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Member Since: 2011
Hyun Park is currently the Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer at FirstEnergy. In this role, he leads FirstEnergy’s Legal, Risk & Internal Audit departments and oversees the company’s ethics and compliance program.
Before joining FirstEnergy, Park was Partner and General Counsel of LimNexus LLP, where he advised clients on a wide variety of complex matters, including crisis management, litigation, and corporate transactions. Prior to joining LimNexus in October 2019, he was Of Counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP.
From 2006 to 2017, Park served as senior vice president and general counsel for PG&E Corporation and its businesses, including its principal subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Prior to joining PG&E Corporation, he 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. He began his career at Latham & Watkins and became an equity partner there.
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.