O’Melveny’s Representation of US Airways Noted by Law360, Bloomberg BNA

July 15, 2013 O’Melveny & Myers’ representation of US Airways Inc. in a dispute with airport skycaps regarding the airline’s implementation of a US$2 bag checking fee received coverage by Law360 and Bloomberg BNA.  According to the June 10, 2013, Bloomberg BNA article, the First Circuit panel affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the common law claims, observing that “the plain text of the federal law's preemption clause provides that states ‘may not enact or enforce a law, regulation, or other provision having the force and effect of law related to a price, route, or service of an air carrier.’”  The O’Melveny team was led by Los Angeles partners Robert Siegel and Michael McGuinness.