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O’Melveny Recommended for Numerous Practices by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 Guide

December 16, 2020


BEIJING—December 16, 2020—O’Melveny is recommended in multiple practices for China and Japan in the 2021 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, seven Asia-based lawyers are named among the best in the region. The firm also received an Asia-wide recognition for M&A.

The guide is Chambers & Partners’ annual review of the top law firms and lawyers in the region. Based on interviews with clients and peers, Chambers researchers conducted extensive analysis to compile this list.

Specifically, the Chambers Asia 2021 guide recognizes the following O’Melveny practice areas:

Asia-Pacific Region


  • Corporate/M&A


  • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Insurance: Contentious (International Firms)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (International Firms)
  • Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)


  • Dispute Resolution: Domestic

In addition, specific O’Melveny lawyers are recognized in the following practice areas:

  • Nima Amini (HK):  Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
  • Denis Brock (HK): Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), China; Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms), China; Insurance Contentious (International Firms), China
  • James Ford (HK): Investment Funds (International Firms), China
  • Kieran Humphrey (HK); Dispute Resolution:  Litigation (International Firms); China, Insurance Contentious (International Firms), China
  • Yoji Maeda (TK): Dispute Resolution (Domestic), Japan
  • Philip Monaghan (HK): Competition / Antitrust (International Firms), China
  • Walker Wallace (SH): Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms); Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China 

“We are honored to receive this recognition from Chambers Asia-Pacific,” said Ke Geng, managing partner of the firm’s Beijing office. “Despite the many challenges posed by the global pandemic, I am proud to say our lawyers have remained focused on our clients and their success. These impressive rankings are a tribute to our team’s resilience and commitment.”

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