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O’Melveny’s Addition of Toby Knapp Receives Extensive Media Coverage

April 20, 2015 O’Melveny & Myers’ addition of partner Tobias “Toby” Knapp received coverage in multiple publications, including Law360, The American Lawyer, The New York Law Journal, Bloomberg, The Deal, and New York Business Journal, among others.

Knapp spoke with Law360 regarding his decision to join O’Melveny, praising the Firm’s strength in cross-border transactions.  “I am really excited to be here, and I have been impressed with everyone who I have met at the firm already,” he said in the Law360 report, titled “O’Melveny Scores M&A, PE Partner From Jenner & Block.”  Knapp added, “The key driver with this whole process has been O’Melveny’s emphasis on cultural fit and shared values.  I am very excited to be at a firm where that is so important.”  O’Melveny chair Bradley Butwin was also quoted in the article on Knapp’s arrival.  “The addition of a leader like Toby strengthens our New York transactions practice, especially on deals for mergers and acquisitions and private equity sponsors,” he told Law360.

Knapp is co-head of O’Melveny’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice in the US and resides in the Firm’s New York office.