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Chambers Global Recognizes 29 O’Melveny Lawyers and 11 Practice Groups

February 25, 2022


NEW YORK—February 25, 2022—O’Melveny received high rankings in the 2022 Chambers Global Guide to the world’s best lawyers, which recognized 11 of the firm’s practice groups and 29 of its lawyers as among the elite 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 sixth 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. Chambers also highlighted the strength of 10 other O’Melveny practices around the world, including in the areas of antitrust, capital markets, international trade, restructuring, and dispute resolution.

Nine O’Melveny lawyers–from offices in the US and Asia–were rated Band 1 or Band 2. They are among the 29 O’Melveny lawyers the guide singled out for their leading legal work.

The top-ranked individual attorneys include:

• Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution (China): Band 1

• Junaid Chida, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (USA): Band 2

• Apalla Chopra, Labor & Employment (USA): Band 2

• 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 O’Melveny chair Bradley J. Butwin. “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: International Arbitration (UK)

• Jeffrey Fowler, eDiscovery & Information Governance (USA)

• Ke Geng, Capital Markets: Equity (China)

• Kieran Humphrey, Dispute Resolution (China)

• Monica Hwang, Projects: LNG (USA)

• Theodore Kassinger, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA)

• Edwin Kwok, Capital Markets: Equity (China)

• Greta Lichtenbaum, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA)

• Yoji Maeda, Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Japan)

• Phillip Monaghan, Competition/Antitrust (China)

• John-Paul Motley, Capital Markers: Debt & Equity (USA)

• John Rapisardi, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)

• Denise Raytis, Projects PPP (USA)

• David Ribner, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA)

• Louis Strubeck, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)

• Sean Trainor, International Trade: Intellectual Property (USA)

• Andrew Weiler, Capital Markets: Debt (UK) and Debt & Equity (USA)

• Nancy Mitchell (O’Melveny alumna), Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)

The following O’Melveny practice areas are recognized in the 2022 Chambers Global Guide:

Asia-Pacific Region

Capital Markets
Corporate M&A
Dispute Resolution
International & Cross-Border Capabilities

Dispute Resolution: Domestic

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


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Brandon Jacobsen
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
+1 213 430 8024

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