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Secure a Law Firm Ally in Amicus Brief
A team of O’Melveny attorneys serving as amicus counsel helped achieve a major pro bono victory for privacy advocates and providers of cloud-based services when the Second Circuit, in a landmark decision, ruled that a warrant issued under the Stored Communications Act (SCA) cannot compel US companies to produce data stored outside the country.
Attract a New Investor
After rebuilding its business, the plus-size women’s clothing retailer Ashley Stewart attracted a new majority investor. When it came time to make a deal, Ashley Stewart turned to O’Melveny to represent it in the acquisition.
Create a Top-Rated Firm Culture
American Lawyer ranked O’Melveny second in the nation on its annual Midlevel Associates Survey. The publication surveyed midlevel associates on several aspects of job satisfaction, including compensation and benefits, training and guidance, the interest and satisfaction level of the work, and management openness.
Be a True Resource to Our Clients
In an overwhelming show of support, O’Melveny’s partnership has selected Chair Bradley J. Butwin to continue his leadership for a second four-year term. Butwin sums up his vision for the firm: “As a firm, we will focus on serving as true resources to our clients by embracing innovations that make their lives easier and our work more efficient. We’ll also continue to be true to the values that have always guided O’Melveny and that so many of our clients share.”
Emerge From a Contested Chapter 11
Colt Defense switched strategies from refinancing its debt to restructuring the company through chapter 11 proceedings, relying on O’Melveny to negotiate with the courts, creditors, stakeholders, and a property landlord before emerging a stronger company.
Clear Antitrust Scrutiny Around the World
When Honeywell’s US$5.1 billion acquisition of the Elster Division of Melrose Industries plc drew scrutiny from antitrust authorities around the world, O’Melveny lawyers worldwide mobilized to defend the transaction before the Federal Trade Commission, China’s Ministry of Commerce, and the European Commission.