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.
Give Back Hope, Together
Dubbed “Operation Backpack Afghanistan,” O’Melveny, Bank of America, and Operation Gratitude team up to collect school supplies and send more than 500 backpacks to poor and orphaned children in Afghanistan this month.
Create a Premier Health Care REIT
O’Melveny represented Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc. in its definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger with Care Capital Properties Inc. The combined company is expected to have a pro forma total market capitalization of US$7.4 billion.
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.
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.