Chambers Global Recognizes 29 O'Melveny Lawyers and 13 Practice Groups

March 02, 2023


NEW YORK—March 2, 2023—O’Melveny received high rankings in the 2023 Chambers Global Guide to the world’s best lawyers, which recognized 13 of the firm’s practice groups and 29 of its lawyers as among the elite in their fields.

The prestigious Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions around the world, based on in-depth research and surveys of peers and clients.

For the seventh consecutive year, Chambers Global recognized O’Melveny’s Corporate/M&A practice for its leadership in the important China market with a Band 1 “highly regarded” ranking. Chambers also highlighted the strength of 12 other O’Melveny practices around the world, including the areas of antitrust, capital markets, international trade, restructuring, and dispute resolution.

Nine O’Melveny lawyers – from offices in the US and Asia – were rated Band 1 or Band 2. They are among the 29 O’Melveny lawyers the guide singled out for their leading legal work.

The top-ranked individual attorneys include:

  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution (China): Band 1
  • Junaid Chida, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (USA): Band 2
  • Apalla Chopra, Labor & Employment (USA): Band 2
  • Daniel Kim, Corporate/M&A (South Korea): Band 1
  • Greta Lichtenbaum, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (USA): Band 1
  • Daniel Petrocelli, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (USA): Band 1
  • Eric Richards, Projects: PPP (USA): Band 2
  • Michael Tubach, Antitrust: Cartel (USA): Band 2
  • Walker Wallace, Corporate/M&A: China-based (China): Band 2
Chambers Global also recognized the following O’Melveny lawyers as among the best in their fields:
  • Nima Amini, Corporate M&A: Hong Kong-Based (China)
  • Denis Brock, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (China)
  • Riccardo Celli, Competition: EU (Belgium)
  • M. Elizabeth Dubeck, Projects: PPP (USA)
  • David Foster, Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration (UK)
  • Jeffrey Fowler, eDiscovery & Information Governance (USA)
  • Ke Geng, Capital Markets: Equity (China)
  • Kieran Humphrey, Dispute Resolution (China)
  • Monica Hwang, Projects: LNG (USA)
  • Theodore Kassinger, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA)
  • Edwin Kwok, Capital Markets: Equity (China)
  • Greta Lichtenbaum, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA)
  • Yoji Maeda, Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Japan)
  • Philip Monaghan, Competition/Antitrust (China)
  • Hiroko Nihei, Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Japan)
  • John Rapisardi, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)
  • Denise Raytis, Projects PPP (USA)
  • David Ribner, International Trade: CFIUS Experts (USA)
  • Louis Strubeck, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)
  • Steven Torello, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (USA)
  • Sean Trainor, International Trade: Intellectual Property (USA)
  • Andrew Weiler, Capital Markets: Debt (UK) and Debt & Equity (USA)

The following O’Melveny practice areas are recognized in the 2023 Chambers Global Guide:

Asia-Pacific Region



Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)


Dispute Resolution: Domestic


Antitrust: Cartel

Bankruptcy/Restructuring: The Elite

Disputes (International & Cross-Border)

International Trade: CFIUS Experts

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: The Elite

International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)

Projects: PPP

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

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Brandon Jacobsen
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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