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O’Melveny Practices, Lawyers Highly Ranked Across Asia by the 2023 Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide

January 17, 2023



HONG KONG—JANUARY 17, 2023—O’Melveny is recommended in multiple practice areas spanning mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, an annual guide to the leading law firms and lawyers in major Asian economies and emerging markets. In addition, seven O’Melveny lawyers are recognized as “Hall of Fame”, “Leading Individual”, and/or “Rising Star” practitioners.

A complete listing of O'Melveny’s recognitions are as follows:

Recognized Practices:


  • Antitrust & Competition (Foreign Firms)
  • Corporate and M&A (Foreign Firms)
  • Insurance (Foreign Firms)
  • Life Sciences and Healthcare (Foreign Firms)
  • Private Equity (Foreign Firms)

Hong Kong

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Capital Markets (Equity)
  • Corporate (including M&A)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation


  • Dispute Resolution (International Firms and Joint Ventures)

South Korea

  • Corporate and M&A (Foreign Firms)

Recognized Lawyers:

Denis Brock

  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration, Leading Individual, Hong Kong
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Hong Kong, Hall of Fame, Hong Kong
  • Insurance: Foreign Firms, Leading Individual, Hong Kong

Kieran Humphrey

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Rising Star, Hong Kong

Daniel Kim

  • Corporate and M&A, Foreign Firms, Leading Individual, South Korea

Philip Monaghan

  • Antitrust & Competition, Leading Individual, Hong Kong

Hiroko Nihei

  • Dispute Resolution, Rising Star Bengoshi, Japan

Lining Shan

  • Antitrust & Competition, Foreign Firms, Rising Star, China

Walker Wallace

  • Corporate and M&A, Foreign Firms, Hall of Fame, China
  • Private Equity, Foreign Firms, Hall of Fame, China

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Shannon Lynch
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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Chris Schob
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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