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O’Melveny’s Metlitsky, Parlen Featured as Law360 Rising StarsMarch 21, 2013
Law360 featured O’Melveny & Myers LLP counsel Anton Metlitsky as a 2013 Rising Star for his appellate work in In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, a multidistrict price-fixing case against a group of airline carriers, among others. The March 20, 2013, article quotes O’Melveny’s Jonathan Hacker, chair of O’Melveny’s Supreme Court and Appellate Practice, about Metlitsky’s talent and charm. “Anton brings an unusual combination of intelligence, charm, humility and good cheer to the practice of law,” Hacker said in the article. “He’s a lawyer you want on your cases and a guy you want in the office next to you.” Metlitsky resides in the Firm's New York office.
O’Melveny partner Andrew Parlen was featured as a Rising Star in bankruptcy law in Law360’s March 18, 2013, edition. Parlen was recognized for his work representing subprime mortgage lender New Century Financial Corp. in its Chapter 11 filing. "Many young attorneys are good at doing what they're asked to do," he said in the article. "But you have to think outside the box." Recently, Parlen represented Avenue Capital Group in AT&T's US$600 million acquisition of NextWave Wireless Inc., according to the article. Parlen resides in the Firm's Los Angeles office.