Why O’Melveny? Because our culture, our collaborative environment, and our commitment to our communities all add up to a singular experience for the talented, ambitious, and values-driven.
Our culture thrives on transparency, inclusion, and innovation. Our “One O’Melveny” approach fosters free-flowing feedback and honest conversations. Through dedicated work advisors, formal and informal mentors, and robust training, we help you achieve your professional aspirations. Through a wide range of engagement opportunities, including committees and employee networks, we help you create your professional community. The O’Melveny experience nurtures legal and civic leaders. As we say often at the firm, it’s not just about what you want to achieve, but how you want to achieve it.
Our collaborative environment embraces diversity and encourages innovation. We work together to drive groundbreaking deals, win precedent-setting cases, and develop solutions that put us at the forefront of technology and client service. While we regularly win awards for our notable outcomes and forward-thinking approaches, our greatest satisfaction comes from helping clients and colleagues find new ways to solve problems and reach their objectives.
Our commitment to our communities is broad in scope. An intrinsic and deep-rooted dedication to pro bono and community service drives us to do better, be better, and make the world better. At O’Melveny every pro bono hour = a billable hour; that’s how important it is. Our dedication to service extends beyond legal work to giving, mentoring, and leading, wherever our help is needed most. We are also committed to our alumni community—our ambassadors to the world. Our alumni carry O’Melveny with them when they move on to join clients, enter public service, or take on other important roles. Many choose to eventually return, bringing back heightened experience and perspective.
O’Melveny Ranked Among Top 3 “Best Law Firms To Work For” by Vault for Unprecedented 8th Consecutive Year
O’Melveny’s long-running track record in Vault's annual law firm rankings reflects our distinctive culture and commitment to ensuring that all of our lawyers and staff have the opportunity to thrive. Visit our Vault.com profile to see what our people had to say in the most recent survey.
A Top Law Firm for Associate Satisfaction
O’Melveny ranked third out of nearly 80 law firms nationwide in The American Lawyer’s 2021 Midlevel Associates Survey, marking the firm’s seventh consecutive appearance in the top four. The firm also took the #1 spot in the technology portion of the survey for the second year running.
O’Melveny has for eleven consecutive years ranked in the top tier of The American Lawyer’s “A-List,” which recognizes the nation’s most “well-rounded” firms in the areas of associate satisfaction, revenue per lawyer, pro bono engagement, racial diversity, and gender diversity among the partnership.