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Chambers Global 2017 Recommends 24 O’Melveny Lawyers, 14 Practice Areas

March 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOS ANGELES, CA—March 27, 2017—Chambers Global 2017 recognizes 24 O’Melveny lawyers, five of whom placed in the top tier of their respective practice areas. The firm also received 14 recommendations for practices areas, including two top-tier rankings for “Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)” in China and “Antitrust: Cartel” in the USA.

The five partners who ranked in the top tier in their respective practice areas in the latest edition of the guide are:

  • Denis Brock - China, Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
  • Theodore Kassinger - USA, International Trade: CFIUS Experts
  • Greta Lichtenbaum - USA, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
  • Richard Parker - USA, Competition/Antitrust
  • Michael Tubach - USA, Antitrust: Cartel

A complete list of this year’s recognitions follows:

Ranked Practices:

 Asia-Pacific Region

  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (Band 3)

 Belgium

  • Competition/European Law (Band 5)

 China

  • Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms) (Band 1)
  • Dispute Resolution (International Firms) (Band 5)
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms) (Band 3)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (International Firms) (Band 3)

 Japan

  • Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Band 3)

 USA

  • Antitrust: Cartel (Band 1)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 4)
  • Competition/Antitrust (Band 3)
  • International Trade (Band 4)
  • Projects: PPP (Band 3)
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (Band 4)


Ranked Lawyers:

Antitrust

USA:

  • Michael Tubach, Antitrust: Cartel (Band 1)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

USA:

  • George Davis (Band 3)
  • John Rapisardi (Band 3)

Capital Markets

UK:

  • Andrew Weiler, Capital Markets: Debt (Band 3); Capital Markets: Debt (Foreign Expert for USA)

USA:

  • Michael Schiavone, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Band 3)
  • Andrew Weiler, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Expert based abroad in UK)

Competition/Antitrust

USA:

  • Richard Parker (Band 1)

Competition/European Law

Belgium:

  • Riccardo Celli (Band 3)
  • Christian Riis-Madsen (Band 5)

Corporate Investigations

China:

  • Bingna Guo, Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) (Recognized Practitioner)

Corporate/M&A

China:

  • Walker Wallace, Corporate/M&A, China-based (International Firms) (Band 2)
  • Eric Zabinski, Corporate/M&A (International Firms) (Expert based abroad in USA)

Dispute Resolution

China:

  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution (International Firms) (Band 1); China, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms) (Band 4)

Japan:

  • Yoji Maeda, Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Bands 2)

International Trade

USA:

  • Theodore Kassinger, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (Band 1)
  • Greta Lichtenbaum, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (Band 1)

Investment Funds

China:

  • James Ford, Investment Funds (International Firms) (Band 3)
  • Larry Sussman, Investment Funds (International Firms) (Band 4)

Litigation

USA:

  • Jeffrey Fowler, Litigation: E-Discovery, (Band 3)
  • Daniel Petrocelli, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Band 2) 

Projects

USA:

  • Junaid Chida, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Engergy (Band 2)
  • Eric Richards, Projects: PPP (Band 2)
  • Richard Shutran (Senior Statesmen)
  • Gregory Thorpe (Band 4)

Tax

UK:

  • Jan Birtwell (Band 2)

About O’Melveny
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Contact:

Emily Lattal 
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
212-326-2285
elattal@omm.com