Law360: O’Melveny Hires 6th Partner From Locke Lord In Texas

April 26, 2022

O’Melveny added former Locke Lord capital markets co-chair Michelle Earley as a partner in its Austin office. “O’Melveny is a world-class law firm with top-notch talent, a commitment to clients and a distinctive, inclusive culture,” Earley said. “I am thrilled to help strengthen the firm’s Texas presence and to reunite with my former colleagues who joined O’Melveny earlier this year.” O’Melveny partners Whit Roberts, Jack Jacobsen, Jason Schumacher, Will Becker, and Chrissy Williford Metcalf all joined from Locke Lord in January. Earley’s “experience guiding public companies through major transactions and market disclosures, and advising them on corporate governance, will be a great advantage to our clients,” O’Melveny chair Bradley Butwin said. “She also brings the valuable perspective of a diverse female partner and diversity, equity and inclusion leader, helping us all think more inclusively — challenging us to be better.”

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