O'Melveny 2022 Class Notes

8 O’Melveny & Myers LLP I omm.com SUSIE SALMON (CLASS OF 2000) was recognized by the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law with its 2022 Distinguished Public Service Scholar Award for her research on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal profession and administration of justice as well as her body of scholarship examining how longstanding practices and values in legal education affect access to justice, bias in the profession, and the legal profession as a whole. Susie has directed the College’s top-ranked legal writing program since 2017, and has been a professor and administrator since 2010. DAWN SESTITO (CLASS OF 2000) joined O’Melveny’s newly formed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. REUBEN WILSON (CLASS OF 2000) was named Deputy Mayor for Public Safety for the City of Los Angeles in February 2022. 2001 ALLEN BURTON (CLASS OF 2001) joined Tanc Schiavoni as Co-Chair of our Insurance practice. LEE FINK (CLASS OF 2001) is the Chair of the Business Litigation Department at Brower Law Group, APC, an Orange County boutique litigation firm. In June, Lee secured a $1 million judgment in favor of his client after a COVID-era jury trial, and prevailed in several political law cases, including securing a judgment removing three Mission Viejo City Councilmembers from office for unlawfully extending their terms. Lee was also appointed to the Orange County Waste Management Commission; elected to the Board of the Tustin Community 1998 JEFF BAXTER (CLASS OF 1998) joined O’ Melveny as Senior Counsel in the Dallas office. TONY WANG (CLASS OF 1998) joined O’Melveny’s newly formed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. RYAN YAGURA (CLASS OF 1998) was named among the Daily Journal’s 2022 “Top Intellectual Property Lawyers” and became O’Melveny’s Partner Admissions Committee Chair. 1999 NATE GALLON (CLASS OF 1999) joined O’Melveny as Partner in the Silicon Valley office. SHELLY HEYDUK (CLASS OF 1999) joined Robert Plesnarski as Co-Head of O’Melveny’s new, interdisciplinary Public Company Advisory Group. ADAM KARR (CLASS OF 1999) was named among the Daily Journal’s 2022 “Top Labor & Employment Lawyers.” 2000 SCOTT DRAKE (CLASS OF 2000) became O’Melveny’s Texas Hiring Partner. JASON LINDER (CLASS OF 2000) is the Chambersranked Co-Chair of Mayer Brown’s Global Investigations and White Collar Defense practice, resident in the firm’s LA and DC offices. DAVID MARROSO (CLASS OF 2000) was honored as 2022 “Top Music Lawyer” by Billboard. ANGELA OLIVAREZ ( CLASS OF 2000) joined O’Melveny as Partner in the Houston office. Classes