O'Melveny 2022 Class Notes

14 O’Melveny & Myers LLP I omm.com Classes of and former legal counsel to the Vice President, before the House January 6 Committee. Amanda was honored with O’Melveny’s Warren Christopher Values Award in 2022. She earned her law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center. AARON XIN (CLASS OF 2011) was promoted to Counsel at O’Melveny. 2012 JESSICA L. BRENT (CLASS OF 2012) was promoted to Counsel at O’Melveny. TIMOTHY HEAFNER (CLASS OF 2012) was promoted to Partner at O’Melveny, effective January 2023. Tim is an experienced litigator who represents a broad range of “A-List” clients in the sports and entertainment industries, from major motion picture studios and media conglomerates to boxing promoters and superstar athletes. With his vast industry knowledge and experience, Tim helps clients solve their most vexing and consequential legal problems, including in a wide variety of contract and copyright matters. He is a leading authority in “profit participation” litigation and a go-to advisor to studio clients in managing and resolving talent audit claims, licensing, and content valuation issues. Tim earned his law degree magna cum laude from Loyola Law School and served as an editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. MATTHEW KREMER (CLASS OF 2012) was promoted to Partner at O’Melveny, effective January 2023. Matthew represents debtors, creditors, municipalities, financial advisors, and investment funds in complex financial restructuring matters. Matt has played a key role in many of the Restructuring Group’s highest-profile matters, including the multi-faceted five-year restructuring of the Government of Puerto Rico’s more than $72 billion debt. His extensive experience in interdisciplinary areas includes corporate finance and governance, M&A, and litigation. Matt has a robust pro bono practice focused on immigrants gaining admission to the US after fleeing abusive or life-threatening situations. BRAD GARCIA (CLASS OF 2011) was nominated by President Biden to serve as a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. MATTIE HUTTON (CLASS OF 2011) was promoted to Partner at O’Melveny, effective January 2023. Mattie has broad experience defending clients in complex litigation in courts across the country. A veteran of high-profile product liability cases, mass torts—including federal and state coordinated proceedings—and consumer class actions, Mattie recently helped lead O’Melveny’s defense of Johnson & Johnson in opioids litigation in several states. She regularly advises clients in both litigation and investigations brought by increasingly active State Attorneys General, and has defended the firm’s clients against AG claims at trial. As part of her extensive pro bono practice, Mattie is an accomplished immigration rights and prisoner rights advocate. In 2020, she received the firm’s Warren Christopher Values Award— O’Melveny’s most prestigious honor—in recognition of exceptional client service, distinctive leadership, and superior citizenship. Mattie earned her law degree cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was Administrative Editor of the American Criminal Law Review. NOAH KORNBLITH (CLASS OF 2011) joined O’Melveny’s Associate & Counsel Review Committee. SID MODY (CLASS OF 2011) joined O’Melveny as Partner in the Dallas office. SARAH PFEIFFER (CLASS OF 2011) joined LEO Pharma in Copenhagen, Denmark, as Head of Global Patents and Trademarks. AMANDA SANTELLA (CLASS OF 2011) was promoted to Partner at O’Melveny, effective January 2023. As one of O’Melveny’s top False Claims Act (FCA) defense specialists, Amanda represents major health insurers, life sciences companies, defense contractors, and other government contractors in high-stakes FCA litigation. She is currently managing the defense of a prominent US company in an FCA lawsuit involving more than $1 billion in alleged damages. Amanda’s notable pro bono work includes representing Greg Jacob, O’Melveny Partner Classes