Biography

Jung Choi is Vice President, Assistant General Counsel & Assistant Secretary at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SBD), a diversified global provider of hand and power tools, engineered fastening systems, oil & gas and infrastructure applications, commercial electronic security systems and healthcare solutions.  She joined SBD in 2018 and is a key member of the senior legal leadership team with responsibility over public company reporting and securities regulation, corporate governance, executive compensation and all compliance matters.  Jung acts as a central point of contact between the C-suite and the Board of Directors, and directly supports the Board and its committees.  She is the head counsel to STANLEY Engineered Fastening, a $1.8 business segment.  In addition, she serves as the primary legal counsel for SBD’s Global Privacy Office.   

Prior to joining SBD, Jung worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a global biopharmaceutical company, where she was responsible for public company reporting, capital markets transactions, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.  Jung began her legal career as a corporate associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Hong Kong.

Jung received her J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, and her B.A. in Political Science and International Studies, cum laude, from Yale University.

Jung is a recipient of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Best Under 40 Award and is a Lawyers of Color Nations Best 2019 honoree.  She is a fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.  Jung has served in several leadership positions for the Society of Corporate Governance and serves on the Board of Directors of the Asian American Bar Association of New York.