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O’Melveny Once Again Garners Euromoney’s Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Best International Mentoring Program Awards

June 8, 2018


NEW YORK—June 8, 2018—O’Melveny was named Best International Firm for Women in Business Law for the third consecutive year at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s seventh annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards. In addition, O’Melveny was recognized for Best International Mentoring Program for the third time.

Held June 7, 2018, in New York, the awards acknowledge law firms for their efforts and achievements in helping women advance in the legal profession.

O’Melveny was recognized for such offerings as its Women’s Leadership Academy, which provides the firm’s women partners and counsel, along with women clients, with intensive leadership skills development and relationship building, as well as its Northeast Region Employee Networks, affinity groups dedicated to career and business development and networking. The firm also honored for its programs called CustOMMize, which formalizes flex-time schedules, telecommuting, and reduced work-load options, and is intended to promote work/life balance.

O’Melveny was also recognized for its wide range of mentoring options, including its Upward Review Process, which provides counsel and partners with constructive, individualized feedback on their supervisory, practice management, and leadership skills as well as coaching tips for improving supervisory skills. The firm also has a new feedback program designed to help help the firm better communicate with courage and candor, particularly across differences.

“To be named Best International Firm for Women in Business Law for three years in a row is very exciting,” said Mary Ellen Connerty, O’Melveny’s Director for Diversity and Engagement. “It is an honor that we hope reflects our ongoing commitment to our women lawyers, and to a culture where all our lawyers and staff can enjoy a sense of belonging and feel empowered to contribute and grow.”

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Christopher Rieck
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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