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Law360: O’Melveny Nabs 5-Partner Locke Lord Team in Dallas

January 19, 2022


Five corporate attorneys have joined O’Melveny as partners in its Dallas office, which opened in June 2021. Whit Roberts, Jack Jacobsen, Jason Schumacher, Will Becker, and Chrissy Williford Metcalf bring years of experience across a variety of industries and increase the firm’s partner count in Texas to 15. “We’re delighted to continue our Texas expansion by bringing on these top-notch lawyers — leaders in both their practice areas and their local communities,” corporate department co-chair C. Brophy Christensen said. “Our clients inside and outside of Texas will greatly value the group's broad and deep experience.” Jacobsen, Metcalf, and Roberts joined O’Melveny’s mergers & acquisitions practice, Schumacher joined the project development & real estate practice, and Becker joined the tax practice.

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