Betty Moy Huber

Counsel at
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Ms. Huber is Co-Head of the Environmental Group in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department. She has provided environmental transactional advice for over 19 years to numerous companies and boards spanning all types of industries, including utilities, oil and gas, coal, manufacturing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, transportation and food, covering mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financing, bankruptcy and corporate governance matters.


Ms. Huber is cited as an environmental law expert in numerous publications, including the Financial Times' Agenda, Environment and Energy (E&E) Publishing’s Greenwire, Law360.com, The Society Alert (the newsletter of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals), CFO.com, Corporate Counsel magazine, Directorship magazine, Financier Worldwide and Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst.


Ms. Huber, the winner of Euromoney LMG’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards in Environment, is recognized as a leading transactional and environmental lawyer in numerous legal industry publications, including (i) Band 1, New York: Environment – Chambers USA 2015 (since 2007); (ii) Environmental Law – Best Lawyers 2016; (iii) Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers – Environment 2015 (since 2010); (iv) Legal 500 U.S. 2015 in Environment: Transaction and Regulatory Law (since 2011); (v) Practical Law Company’s Which lawyer? – USA, New York - Environment: Corporate; (vi) Super Lawyers 2015 (since 2010). She is also the recipient of the Lawyers Alliance for New York’s Cornerstone Award honoring outstanding pro bono legal services.


Work Highlights

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Emera on its pending acquisition of TECO Energy
  • El Paso Electric on the pending sale of its interest in the Four Corners Coal-Fired Power Plant located in the Navajo Nation to the Arizona Public Service Company
  • Baker Hughes on its pending combination with Halliburton
  • Emerson Electric on its sale of its Power Transmissions Solutions business to Regal Beloit Corporation and of its InterMetro Business to Ali Group
  • Roche’s acquisition of InterMune
  • Tyson Food’s acquisition of Hillshire Farms and its sale of its Mexican and Brazilian poultry business
  • Smith and Nephew’s acquisition of ArthroCare
  • China Hydroelectric Corporation’s going-private transaction
  • Heinz’s acquisition by a consortium comprised of Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital
  • Warner Chilcott’s acquisition by Actavis
  • Edwards Group’s acquisition by Atlas Copco
  • Murphy Oil Corporation’s sale of its Meraux refinery to Valero and its Superior refinery to Calumet
  • Daikin Industries’ acquisition of Goodman Global
  • Toyo Seikan’s acquisition of Stolle Machinery Company


Capital Markets

  • Delphi's $1.3 billion senior notes offering
  • Nexteer Automotive's IPO
  • Geopark's IPO
  • Affimed NV's IPO
  • Delphi Automotive's IPO


Bank Financings and Other Matters

  • Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde’s mine expansion project financing
  • Acquisition financing for Clayton Dubilier & Rice’s acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies
  • Debt restructuring for Foxwoods
  • Universal Orlando’s joint venture, construction, development and financing of the Cabana Bay Beach Resort



  • Member, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, Advisory Council
  • Environment, Energy and Resources Division, American Bar Association
  • Environmental Law Institute


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