Expand Our Sports Industry Group
O’Melveny’s addition of partner Irwin Raij marks the third heavy hitter to join the firm’s Sports Industry Group since the start of 2017, joining partners Chuck Baker and Jared Bartie in the firm’s New York office. Together, they bring decades of experience advising on every major type of sports-related transaction.
Support the Legal Diversity Pipeline
O’Melveny was named a 2017 Gold Champion and recognized for top fundraising efforts for the “The Champions of Diversity Challenge,” which engaged the local Bay Area legal community to support a crucial intervention in the legal diversity pipeline: a debate program that trains hundreds of underserved youth to research, prepare briefs, and advocate positions on complex policy issues.
Close US$53 Billion in Deals in One Quarter
O’Melveny helped clients close US$52.86 billion in deal value in Q1 2017, earning the firm a top 10 ranking worldwide in Thomson Reuters’ latest league tables.
Secure the Best Price for My Company
O’Melveny advised DigitalGlobe, Inc., a leading global provider of high-resolution Earth-imagery products and services, on its agreement to be acquired by global communications and information company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. for approximately US$3.6 billion.
Create a Legacy of Helping Those in Need
The Mississippi Center for Justice, Apple, and the Emerson Collective have launched the George Riley Impact Litigation Fellowship, named after O’Melveny partner George Riley, which pledges US$2 million over 10 years to fund lawsuits aimed at protecting the poor and minorities.