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Law360 Recognizes Dubeck, Lens, Mitchell, and Siegel as 2019 MVPs

November 12, 2019


NEW YORK—November 12, 2019—Law360 has recognized O’Melveny partners Elizabeth Dubeck, Molly Lens, Nancy Mitchell, and Robert Siegel as 2019 MVPs in their respective practice areas: Project Finance, Media & Entertainment, Bankruptcy, and Transportation.

The list comprises an “elite slate of attorneys” that have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” This year’s MVPs were drawn from a field of nearly 900 applicants. The publication noted that O’Melveny was among the top firms in this year’s competition with four or more MVPs each.

Dubeck represents both public and private project sponsors, developers, and investors in complex infrastructure-related transactions, particularly those involving transportation infrastructure assets such as airports, seaports, and rail facilities. Her work involves all aspects of infrastructure projects, including development, construction, operations, and financing, including for some of the largest and most innovative projects across the country. Read Dubeck’s Law360 Project Finance MVP profile.

Lens is a highly skilled and accomplished litigator specializing in complex civil litigation, contract disputes, intellectual property, copyright, and trademark matters, business torts, class actions, arbitration, securities matters, and regulatory investigations related to the entertainment, media, and financial services industries. Her clients include major motion picture studios, leading investment banks, and high-net-worth individuals, among others. Read Lens’ Law360 Media & Entertainment MVP profile.

Mitchell advises debtors, acquirers, and creditors on complex restructurings, workouts, and Chapter 11 proceedings, drawing on more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer and an investment banker. She has counseled clients on some of the largest and most complex bankruptcies and restructurings, including ad hoc bondholders in General Motors and AbitibiBowater, and Satélites Mexicanos in its chapter 11 reorganization, as well as her ongoing representation of Puerto Rico government agencies in the largest in-court restructuring in US history. Read Mitchell’s Law360 Bankruptcy MVP profile.

Honored for the second year in a row, Siegel is Co-Chair of O’Melveny’s Aviation Industry Group and represents major companies in federal court litigation under the Railway Labor Act and the National Labor Relations Act, arbitrations, labor negotiations, National Mediation Board and National Labor Relations Board matters, and employment law litigation and counseling. His clients include major airlines such as American Airlines, United Airlines, Atlas Air, Alaska Air, and more. Read Siegel’s Law360 Transportation MVP profile.

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Christopher Rieck
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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