O'Melveny 2022 Class Notes

4 O’Melveny & Myers LLP I omm.com 1988 DARIN SNYDER (CLASS OF 1988) was named among the Daily Journal’s 2022 “Top Intellectual Property Lawyers” and “Top 100 Lawyers.” Darin leads O’Melveny’s newly formed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. STEVE WARREN (CLASS OF 1988) joined O’Melveny’s Partner Admissions Committee. 1990 DANNY ASHBY (CLASS OF 1990) joined O’Melveny as Partner in our Dallas office. He was named to D Magazine’s 2022 list of “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” which honors the top lawyers in Dallas as chosen by their peers. KELLY MCTIGUE (CLASS OF 1990) retired as an O’Melveny Partner. Consistently ranked among the nation’s top environmental lawyers by Chambers USA, Legal 500, and the Best Lawyers in America, Kelly is an authority on water and air quality, climate change, reporting obligations, and permitting issues. Recognizing his unique experience, Best Lawyers in America named Kelly a “Lawyer of the Year” in 2021. Kelly has directed national and international environmental diligence for clients involved in mergers, acquisitions, and financings. He has represented clients in many industries, including mining, waste management, property development, ports, airports, energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, biotechnology, and entertainment. He is a master of the arcane and evolving world of California environmental and energy law, with great skill in both litigation and transactional matters. A frequent participant in public hearings, Kelly has negotiated countless agreements with federal and state environmental agencies. The relationships he has formed with regulators, and his thorough understanding of rules and regulations have enabled him to anticipate the issues likely to confront his clients, and to offer them wise advice in any circumstance. Kelly is hugely empathetic, particularly for associates and counsel who have yet to find their MICHAEL MCGUINNESS (CLASS OF 1987) retired as an O’Melveny Partner. Michael joined O’Melveny in 1988, and during his extraordinary tenure, he established himself as a respected and trusted leader in the areas of Aviation and Labor & Employment litigation. A wide range of clients—including American Airlines, US Airways and Atlas Air—has benefitted from Michael’s tireless dedication and outstanding work ethic. Recognized by the Daily Journal and Legal 500 as a top Labor & Employment lawyer, Michael has also been lauded for his acumen in intellectual property and antitrust litigation. Michael’s character is as impressive as his track record in court. A consummate O’Melveny Partner, Michael genuinely cares about his colleagues, clients, and community. He has dedicated considerable time to pro bono matters, working on everything from drug rehabilitation to asylum cases. He has also been quick to help facilitate labor and employment pro bono work for various non-profits. Michael has fortified O’Melveny’s culture, with colleagues praising his calm and steadying presence, as well as his judgment and generosity. He has offered wise counsel to many firm leaders, managed the annual associate review process for the Labor & Employment Group, and served as a mentor to countless associates and counsel, guiding generations of O’Melveny litigators. Michael will remain with O’Melveny as Of Counsel. MATT ROSENGART (CLASS OF 1987) received numerous honors in 2022, including: “Lawyer of the Year,” Above the Law; “California Lawyer of the Year,” the Daily Journal; “Media & Entertainment MVP,” Law360; “Top 100 Lawyers,” the Daily Journal; “Top 100 Lawyers,” “Leader of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers,” and “LA500 Visionary,” LA Business Journal; “Power of Law” Honoree, Variety; “Excellence in Advocacy” Award, Beverly Hills Bar Association; “Power Lawyer,” Hollywood Reporter; “Top Lawyer,” Billboard; Praeses Elit Award, Trinity College of Dublin, Ireland; recognition in Legal Impact Report, Variety; “Litigation Star,” Benchmark Litigation; and “Entertainment Litigator of the Year,” shortlisted, Benchmark Litigation. Classes