O’Melveny Practices, Lawyers Highly Ranked by The Legal 500 US 2022
June 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES—June 14, 2022—O’Melveny’s leading practices and lawyers have been recognized for their excellence by the 2022 edition of The Legal 500: United States, a guide to the US legal market.
This year’s guide ranked the firm in 38 practice areas.
The Legal 500 recognized 7 O’Melveny partners in its “Hall of Fame,” which highlights lawyers who are “at the pinnacle of the profession” and who have “received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence.” This year’s “Hall of Fame” designees are partners Brian Boyle, Apalla Chopra, Richard Goetz, Luc Moritz, Daniel Petrocelli, John Rapisardi, and Tancred Schiavoni.
This year’s guide recognized 15 O’Melveny partners as “Leading Lawyers,” defined by The Legal 500 as “stand out partners.” In addition, 7 O’Melveny lawyers were identified as “Next Generation” lawyers and 5 were lauded as “Rising Stars.”
The Legal 500 series provides independent commentary on leading law firms and lawyers in more than 90 countries. Rankings are based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivaled experience in the legal market.
The following are O’Melveny’s Hall of Fame, Leading Lawyers, Next Generation, and Rising Stars US lawyers and ranked practice areas for 2022. The firm’s full rankings are available here.
Hall of Fame
M. Elizabeth Dubeck
Tier 1 Practices
Insurance: Advice to Insurers
Media & Entertainment: Litigation
Media & Entertainment: Transactional
Trade Secrets (Litigation & Non-Contentious Matters)
Tier 2 Practices
Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal)
Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power
Healthcare: Health Insurers
Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense
Leading Trial Lawyers
Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Municipal
Securities Litigation: Defense
Tier 3 Practices
Appellate: Courts of Appeals
Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense
General Commercial Disputes
Product Liability, Mass Torts and Class Action - Defense: Automotive/Transport
Product Liability, Mass Torts and Class Action - Defense: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco)
Project Finance: Advice to Lenders
Project Finance: Advice to Sponsors
Transport: Aviation & Air Travel - Litigation & Regulation
US Taxes: Non-Contentious
Tier 4 Practices
Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporates
Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals
Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Transactional
Financial Services Litigation
Healthcare: Life Sciences
Patents: Litigation (Full Coverage)
Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate
Firms to Watch
Energy Regulation: Conventional
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