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The Recorder: O’Melveny Picks Up Skadden Partner as Northern California Lateral Market Stays Hot

August 17, 2020

Securities litigator Amy Park has joined O’Melveny as a partner in its Silicon Valley office, this article reported. Park has represented clients including TiVo, SanDisk, and BlackRock in shareholder disputes and other securities related matters.

Park told the publication she was drawn to the firm’s culture and commitment to develop its securities litigation practice.

“She checks all the boxes,” said Mathew Close, O’Melveny’s Securities Litigation Practice co-head. Close also told The Recorder the group foresees a rise in securities disputes, noting: “When it comes to Northern California, it’s clearly an area of tremendous innovation and economic growth—a lot of capital being invested, new ideas. The COVID-19 situation will likely play into greater filings. Maybe not today or tomorrow, but it adds into market uncertainty, which is a contributor to securities litigation.”

The Recorder subscribers can read the full article here.