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Law360: California Powerhouse: O’Melveny

August 5, 2022

O’Melveny has been named a 2022 Law360 “Regional Powerhouse” in the state of California. The firm was recognized for its work successfully defending Johnson & Johnson against public nuisance claims brought by the state over its opioid epidemic, advising South Korea’s CJ ENM on its acquisition of a majority stake in Endeavor Content, and helping Google beat digital picture frame patent infringement claims, among others. “We have creative and intellectual talent — incredibly smart litigators — who are relentless in our pursuit of our clients’ goals, consistent with the highest ethical standards,” said Apalla Chopra, co-chair of O’Melveny’s litigation department. “We pride ourselves on that, and I think it’s part of our well-earned reputation.” Eric Richards, co-chair of the firm’s corporate department, said that the business cycle on the deal-making side continues to expand despite the pandemic’s effects. “Volatility in the public equity markets have delayed some clients and slowed some deal work, but it hasn't stopped at all,” Richards said. “We hope that things continue to go well.”

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