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Chambers Global Recognizes 19 O’Melveny Lawyers and 13 Practice Groups Among World’s Best

February 25, 2019


The annual guide awards its coveted Band 1 rating to two of the firm’s practices—Antitrust: Cartel and Corporate/M&A—and five partners


NEW YORK—Feb. 25, 2019—O’Melveny made a strong showing in the 2019 Chambers Global guide to the world’s best lawyers, with 13 of its practice groups and 19 partners, across three continents, ranked among the elite in their fields.

The prestigious Chambers guides rank lawyers and law firms from all corners of the globe, based on research and surveys of peers and clients.

In 2019, O’Melveny’s Antitrust: Cartel and Corporate/M&A practice groups achieved the highest accolade, Band 1, while 11 other practices were ranked by Chambers as among the world’s best.

Eight O’Melveny partners, from offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, were also rated Band 1 or Band 2. They were among the 19 O’Melveny lawyers the guide singled out for their eminent legal work.

The top-ranking individual attorneys:

  • Michael Tubach, Antitrust: Cartel (San Francisco): Band 1
  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong): Band 1
  • Theodore Kassinger, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (Washington, DC): Band 1
  • Greta Lichtenbaum, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (Washington, DC): Band 1
  • Daniel Petrocelli, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Century City): Band 1
  • Walker Wallace, Corporate/M&A: China-Based (Shanghai): Band 2
  • Eric Richards, Projects: PPP (Los Angeles): Band 2
  • Junaid Chida, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (New York): Band 2

“These impressive results highlight the depth and breadth of O’Melveny’s superlative client service,” said Brad Butwin, chair of O’Melveny. “We’re gratified by this recognition of our commitment to excellence, which challenges us to do even more and better for our clients.”

Chambers Global also recognized the following O’Melveny lawyers as among the best in their fields:

  • Kenneth O’Rourke, Antitrust: Cartel (Washington, DC/Los Angeles)
  • John Rapisardi, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)
  • Andrew Weiler, Capital Markets: Debt (London)
  • Yoji Maeda, Dispute Resolution (Tokyo)
  • James Ford, Investment Funds (Hong Kong)
  • Jeffrey Fowler, Litigation: eDiscovery (Los Angeles)
  • Jan Birtwell, Tax (London)
  • Riccardo Celli, Competition/European Law (Brussels)
  • Nancy Mitchell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)
  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Hong Kong)
  • Christian Riis-Madsen, Competition/European Law (Brussels/London)

The entire list of O’Melveny practice areas recognized in Chambers:

  • Antitrust: Cartel
  • Bankruptcy
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • International Trade: CFIUS Experts
  • International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
  • Projects: PPP
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • Competition/European Law (Europe)
  • Corporate/M&A (China)
  • Dispute Resolution (China)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (China)
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (China)
  • Dispute Resolution (Japan)

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Christopher Rieck
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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