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Chambers Asia 2011 Recommends 17 O’Melveny Lawyers, 23 Practice Areas

3月 02, 2011

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

 

Julie Fei

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

213.430.7792 (work)

213.440.7792 (cell)   

jfei@omm.com

 

Sonja Steptoe

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

213.430.6384 (work)

323.578.1586 (cell)       

ssteptoe@omm.com

                    

 

BEIJING, CHINA ─ MARCH 1, 2011 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP is highly recommended in several practice areas, according to the 2011 edition of Chambers Asia: Asia's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers and Partners' annual guide to the top law firms and lawyers in the region.  The recently published rankings recognize 17 O'Melveny lawyers, seven of whom are ranked in the top band in their respective practice areas.  Overall, the guide includes 25 recognitions of O'Melveny lawyers as leading practitioners in specific practice areas and regions.  In addition, the Firm received top rankings in five practice areas and is recommended in 23 practice areas overall.

 

The following O'Melveny lawyers received Chambers' highest ranking: Hong Kong partner Neil Campbell for Capital Markets: Securitisation: International Firms (China); Singapore partner Dean Collins for Investment Funds: International Firms (Singapore); Singapore partner Bertie Mehigan for Restructuring/Insolvency International Firms (Singapore); Beijing partner Larry Sussman for Tax: PRC Law: International Firms (China); Shanghai partner Walker Wallace for Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability: China-based: International Firms (China) as well as for Private Equity: Buyouts: International Firms (China); Hong Kong partner Friven Yeoh for Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: International Firms (China); and Century City/Beijing partner Eric Zabinski for Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment: International Firms (China).

 

Chambers' also conferred its highest ranking on the Firm's practice capabilities in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: International Firms (China); Investment Funds: International Firms (Singapore); Investment Funds: RMB Fund Formation: International Firms (China); Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment: International Firms (China); and Restructuring/Insolvency: International Firms (Singapore).

 

In addition, Chambers Asia 2011 recommends:

 

  • Tokyo partner Dale Araki for Corporate/M&A: International (Japan)
  • Shanghai partner Kurt Berney for Capital Markets: US Law: International Firms (China)
  • Beijing partner Nathan Bush for International Trade (Asia-Pacific) and for Competition/Antitrust: International Firms (China)
  • Singapore associate Damien Coles for Restructuring/Insolvency: International Firms (Singapore)
  • Hong Kong partner Mark Fairbairn for Restructuring/Insolvency: International Firms (China)
  • Singapore partner Joel Hogarth for Corporate/Commercial: International Firms (Indonesia); for Corporate/M&A: International Firms (Singapore); and for Restructuring/Insolvency: International Firms (Singapore)
  • Shanghai partner Portia Ku for Capital Markets: US Law: International Firms (China)
  • Tokyo partner Yoji Maeda for Employment: Domestic (Japan) and for Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Japan)
  • Singapore partner Bertie Mehigan for Banking & Finance: International Firms (Indonesia) and for Banking & Finance: International Firms (Singapore)
  • Tokyo partner Scott Nonaka for Dispute Resolution: International (Japan)
  • Beijing partner David Roberts Capital Markets: US Law: International Firms (China)
  • Hong Kong partner Friven Yeoh for Arbitration: International (Asia Pacific)

 

Hong Kong counsel Bronwen May is mentioned in the guide as well as a go-to practitioner for derivatives and structured products.

 

Chambers Asia 2011 also recognizes the Firm’s practice capabilities in the following areas:

 

  • Banking & Finance: International Firms (Singapore)
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products: International Firms (China)
  • Capital Markets: Equity (Asia Pacific)
  • Capital Markets: Equity: International Firms (China)
  • Capital Markets: Securitisation: International Firms (China)
  • Capital Markets: US Law: International Firms (China)
  • Competition/Antitrust: International Firms (China)
  • Corporate & Finance: International Firms (Indonesia)
  • Corporate/M&A (Asia-Pacific)
  • Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability: International Firms (China)
  • Corporate/M&A: Private Equity (Asia Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution: International Firms (China)
  • Dispute Resolution: International (Japan)
  • International Trade (Asia Pacific)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: International Firms (China)
  • Private Equity: Buyouts: International Firms (China)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency: International Firms (China)
  • Tax: PRC Law: International Firms (China)

 

Chambers and Partners has published its renowned guides to the legal profession since 1990. Covering the entire Asian continent and over 20 areas of law, Chambers Asia ranks the leading law firms and lawyers across the region.

 

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP

With approximately 900 lawyers in 14 offices worldwide, O’Melveny & Myers LLP helps industry leaders across a broad array of sectors manage the complex challenges of succeeding in the global economy. We are a values-driven law firm, guided by the principles of excellence, leadership, and citizenship. Our commitment to these values is reflected in our dedication to improving access to justice through pro bono work and championing initiatives that increase the diversity of the legal profession. For more information, please visit www.omm.com

 

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP Asia Practice

O'Melveny began its practice in Asia nearly 25 years ago, and over this time we have become one of the most respected and full service legal service providers in the region.  The firm maintains large offices in the most important political and commercial centers of Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo.  Most of our lawyers are native to the region, understand the local law and business practices, speak the local languages and, most importantly, function as an integrated team that taps the firm's vast resources in Asia and globally, delivering value and expediency to its clients.  The China practice is widely and frequently recognized as one of the strongest on the market.  The Japan practice has been recommended by The Legal 500 and Chambers Global for corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and dispute resolution work.  Our newest office in Singapore, opened in 2008, has grown rapidly and is a hub for corporate, finance and private equity work for the entire South and Southeast Asia region.  For more information, please visit www.omm.com.