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Chambers Global Recognizes 22 O’Melveny Lawyers and 12 Practice Groups

February 23, 2021


NEW YORK—February 23, 2021—O’Melveny garnered high rankings in the 2021 Chambers Global Guide to the world’s best lawyers, which recognized 12 of the firm’s practice groups and 22 of its lawyers as among the best in their fields.

The prestigious Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions around the world, based on in-depth research and surveys of peers and clients.

For the fifth consecutive year, Chambers Global recognized O’Melveny’s Corporate/M&A practice for its leadership in the important China market with a Band 1, “highly regarded” ranking—one of the guide’s highest accolades. Chambers also highlighted the strength of 11 other O’Melveny practices around the world, including in the areas antitrust, international trade, and project development and real estate.

Nine O’Melveny lawyers—from offices in the US and Asia—were rated Band 1 or Band 2. They are among the 22 O’Melveny lawyers the guide singled out for their leading legal work.

The top-ranking individual attorneys include:

  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution (China): Band 1
  • Junaid Chida, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (USA): Band 2
  • Ted Kassinger, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA): Band 1
  • Daniel Kim, Corporate/M&A (South Korea): Band 1
  • Greta Lichtenbaum, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (USA): Band 1
  • Daniel Petrocelli, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (USA): Band 1
  • Eric Richards, Projects: PPP (USA): Band 2
  • Michael Tubach, Antitrust: Cartel (USA): Band 2
  • Walker Wallace, Corporate/M&A: China-based (China): Band 2

“We’re honored to receive this wonderful recognition from Chambers Global,” said Bradley J. Butwin, chair of O’Melveny. “These rankings reflect our commitment to providing clients with the kind of outstanding support they expect: seamless anytime, anywhere service from our highly skilled and dedicated international team.”

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

  • Nima Amini, Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (China)
  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (China)
  • Riccardo Celli, Competition: EU (Belgium)
  • M. Elizabeth Dubeck, Projects: PPP (USA)
  • David Foster, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (USA)
  • Jeffrey Fowler, Litigation: eDiscovery (USA)
  • Kieran Humphrey, Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong)
  • Yoji Maeda, Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Japan)
  • Nancy Mitchell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)
  • Philip Monaghan, Competition/Antitrust: International Firms (China)
  • John-Paul Motley, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States (USA)
  • John Rapisardi, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)
  • Denise Raytis, Projects: PPP (USA)
  • Andrew Weiler, Capital Markets: Debt (UK) and Debt Equity (USA)

The following O’Melveny practice areas are recognized in the 2021 Chambers Global guide:


Capital Markets
Dispute Resolution
International & Cross-Border Transactions
Investment Funds: Private Equity

Dispute Resolution: Domestic

Antitrust: Cartel
International Trade: CFIUS Experts
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Projects: PPP

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Christopher Rieck
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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