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Reuters: O’Melveny Adds Manhattan Prosecutor, Continuing White Collar Buildout

November 1, 2022

Rebecca Mermelstein, a former federal prosecutor and co-chief of the general crimes unit in the Southern District of New York, has joined O’Melveny & Myers LLP in New York as a partner in the firm’s white collar defense and corporate investigations practice. Mermelstein will advise clients on regulatory matters, internal investigations, and compliance initiatives. “By virtue of the time I spent working with sex trafficking and child sex crimes victims, I have a ... vulnerable victims expertise that’s going to pertain to everyone that has employees,” Mermelstein said. O’Melveny chair Bradley Butwin said that the firm welcomes Mermelstein and her “impressive trial prowess.” Mermelstein’s addition to O’Melveny’s white collar group follows that of AnnaLou Tirol in Washington, DC and Sid Mody in Dallas.

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