Eun Sung Lim



Eun Sung Lim is an associate attorney and a member of Foley’s Transactions and Real Estate Practices. Eun Sung handles corporate and real estate transactional matters for a wide range of firm clients, with a focus on the energy sector and related industries. Eun Sung has experience representing companies in acquisitions of mineral interests and related upstream facilities, as well as with matters pertaining to construction, operation and other aspects of midstream assets. He is a member of Foley’s Energy Industry Team. Prior to joining Foley, Eun Sung was a real estate associate at a global law firm.

While attending law school, Eun Sung served as a summer intern at the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, and served as a judicial intern for The Honorable Victoria Kaufman.

Representative Energy Experience

  • Represented a major oil company in $10.5 billion share purchase with BHP Billiton pursuant to which the oil company agreed to acquire substantially all of BHP Billiton's onshore US oil and gas properties.
  • Represented an oil and gas investment company in the disposition of a mineral and royalty interest.
  • Represented a pipeline company in the construction and operation of a gas pipeline to an end-user.
  • Represented a pipeline company in the disposition of midstream assets in Pennsylvania.


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, (2015)

Co-President & Symposium Committee
Member, Asia Law Society
Associate Editor, Michigan Journal of Race & Law
Student Attorney, Entrepreneurship Clinic
Student Attorney, Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project

  • B.A., University of Michigan Ross School of Business, (2007)

Campus winner and national participant, xACT 2005 (accounting competition by PwC)
President, Sinaboro (club dedicated to Korean traditional percussion instruments)
Co-founder, Michigan Advertising & Marketing Club


  • California (2015)
  • Not yet admitted in Texas