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O’Melveny Recommended for Numerous Practices and Lawyers Across Asia by the 2022 Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide

January 14, 2022



HONG KONG—January 13, 2022—O’Melveny is recommended in eleven practice areas in China, Hong Kong, Korea, and Japan in the 2022 edition of 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 M&A (Foreign Firms)
  • Insurance (Foreign Firms)
  • Life Sciences (Foreign Firms)
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital (Foreign Firms)

Hong Kong

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


  • Dispute Resolution   

South Korea

  • Corporate M&A


Recognized Lawyers:

Denis Brock

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

Kieran Humphrey

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Rising Star, Hong Kong

Daniel Kim

  • Corporate M&A, Leading Individual, South Korea

Philip Monaghan

  • Antitrust & Competition, Leading Individual, Hong Kong

Hiroko Nihei

  • Dispute Resolution, Rising Star, Japan

Scott Schaeffer

  • Antitrust & Competition, Rising Star, China

Walker Wallace

  • Corporate M&A, Hall of Fame, China
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital, Hall of Fame, China

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Christopher Rieck
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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Chris Schob
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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