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O’Melveny Recommended in China, Korea and Japan by Chambers 2022 Asia-Pacific and Greater China Region Guides

January 13, 2022



HONG KONG—January 12, 2022—O’Melveny is recommended in multiple practices by Chambers and Partners in the recently released guides, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and the Chambers Greater China Region.

Together, the 2022 edition guides recognize O’Melveny practices and attorneys spanning the jurisdictions of China, Korea, and Japan.  Nine Asia-based lawyers are named among the best in the region. The firm also received an Asia-wide recognition for M&A.

This edition of the Asia-Pacific guide marks the firm’s first time being recognized for Korea in-country practicing capabilities.  Last year, O’Melveny recruited Chambers “Band 1” partner Daniel Kim as well as Woojae Kim to the corporate practice in Seoul. 

Specifically, the guides recognize the following O’Melveny practice areas:

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Corporate/M&A

Greater China Region

  • Capital Markets:  Equity (International Firms)
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Insurance: Contentious (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
    • Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
  • Denis Brock
    • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), China
    • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms), China
    • Insurance Contentious (International Firms), China
  • Ke Geng
    • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms), China
  • Kieran Humphrey
    • Dispute Resolution:  Litigation (International Firms), China
    • Insurance Contentious (International Firms), China
  • Daniel Kim
    • Corporate/M&A: International Firms, South Korea
  • Edwin Kwok
    • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms), China
  • Yoji Maeda
    • Dispute Resolution (Domestic), Japan
  • Philip Monaghan
    • Competition / Antitrust (International Firms), China
  • Walker Wallace 
    • Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)

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.

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