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Daily Journal’s Dealmakers Column Features David Makarechian for Advising Mezi in Acquisition by AmEx

February 06, 2018

The Daily Journal’s February 6, 2018, Dealmakers column featured O’Melveny partner David Makarechian for leading the team that represented travel assistant app Mezi in its acquisition by American Express Co. O’Melveny’s role in the transaction was also reported by The Deal in its January 30, 2018, issue.

Makarechian led the team along with counsel Chris Hagenbuch and associates Bhavreet Gill and Virginia Harris. Counsel Brian Danella and associates Tom Oslovar and Courtney Hood handled IP matters, senior counsel Warren Fox and associate Rebecca Cottrell advised on executive compensation, partner Bob Fisher and counsel Billy Abbott advised on tax, special counsel Scott Pink advised on privacy law, and partner Eric Amdursky advised on labor and employment law.

Makarechian, O’Melveny’s regional head of transactions for Northern California, is a boardroom-level corporate lawyer who has more than 20 years of experience working with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors to support the growth of innovative technology companies.