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NY Post’s Page Six, Other News Outlets Feature O’Melveny Win for Reality TV Star

January 11, 2019

O’Melveny’s recent win for Real Housewives of Orange County star Shannon Beador was featured in the New York Post’s Page Six, Us Weekly magazine, and on the prominent celebrity news website RadarOnline

RadarOnline referred to O’Melveny as “a high-powered legal firm” in its coverage of the dismissal of the defamation lawsuit filed against Beador by the ex-husband of a former Real Housewives cast member. The high-profile legal drama centered around statements Beador made at an Orange County comedy club. 

O’Melveny partner Brett Williamson told the court the case against Beador should be dismissed because her statements were true and did not result in any damages. 

RadarOnline quoted Williamson, who said, “We are pleased that the court agreed with our argument that the First Amendment prohibits lawsuits based on alleged harm caused by someone who simply expressed her true opinion about issues that were already matters of public interest.”

RadarOnline and the NY Post’s Page Six quoted Beador, who said, “I’m relieved the judge agreed with our position, and grateful to my O’Melveny legal team for all of their hard work on my behalf.” 

The O’Melveny team was led by Williamson, along with partner Bo Pearl, and associates Nora Salem and Kurt Brown. 

A press release with additional details in the matter can be found here.