The Texas Lawbook: O’Melveny Adds Another Dallas Litigator

December 08, 2021

O’Melveny announced litigator Kristin Cope is the firm’s latest addition to its Dallas office. Cope is reuniting with former Baker Botts colleague Tim Durst who joined O’Melveny in September. Cope’s litigation practice focuses on trade secret and technology matters. She represents clients in a variety of industries and has appellate experience, including before the US Supreme Court. “[Cope] is an acclaimed, talented litigator whose trial experience will be an immediate asset to our clients in Texas and beyond,” O’Melveny chair Bradley Butwin said. “We are proud to add Kristin to our impressive roster of exceptional young trial lawyers.” Cope said that she made the move for a number of reasons, but was particularly sold on O’Melveny’s platform and people. “O’Melveny is a litigation powerhouse—this firm offers true trial prowess, with cross-practice expertise and international resources,” she said. “And when it comes to people, O’Melveny is truly special. Litigation is a team sport, and O’Melveny’s team of amazing lawyers are also genuinely amazing people. That is rare in our field, and it’s a powerful mix.”

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