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Chambers USA 2016 Ranks More Than 60 O’Melveny Lawyers and 30 Practices

June 01, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOS ANGELES, CA ─ JUNE 1, 2016 ─
This year marks another impressive showing for O’Melveny in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with 62 ranked lawyers and 32 recognitions for practice areas, including a top tier ranking for Antitrust: Cartel (Nationwide). The guide also ranks 13 O’Melveny lawyers in the top tier, with four ranked in Band One nationally.

The 13 O’Melveny lawyers ranked in the top tier include the following:

  • Seth Aronson, LA: Litigation (California)
  • Daniel Bookin, SF: Litigation (California) 
  • Robert Blashek, CC: Tax (California)
  • Richard Goetz, LA: Insurance (California)
  • Theodore Kassinger, DC: International Trade (Nationwide)
  • Greta Lichtenbaum, DC: International Trade (Nationwide)
  • Heather Meeker, SV: IT & Outsourcing (California)
  • Richard Parker, DC: Antitrust (District of Columbia, Nationwide)
  • Daniel Petrocelli, CC: Litigation and Media & Entertainment (California)
  • Eric Rothenberg, NY: Environment - Mainly Transactional (New York)
  • Stephen Scharf, CC: Media & Entertainment (California)
  • Tancred Schiavoni, NY: Insurance (New York)
  • Michael Tubach, SF: Antitrust (Nationwide)

Walter Dellinger (DC), Bob Eccles (DC), Ben Logan (LA), and Richard Shutran (NY) were each named a “Senior Statesmen,” a special ranking given to lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field. Dellinger was recognized in the field of Appellate Law (Nationwide), Eccles in ERISA Litigation (Nationwide), Logan in Bankruptcy/Restructuring (California) and Shutran in Projects (Nationwide).

Ranked Practice Areas
  • Antitrust - California (Band 2)
  • Antitrust - District of Columbia (Band 3)
  • Antitrust - Nationwide (Band 3)
  • Antitrust: Cartel - Nationwide (Band 1)
  • Appellate Law - Nationwide (Band 4)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - California (Band 3)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Nationwide (Band 4)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - New York (Band 4)
  • Capital Markets: Debt & Equity - California (Band 3)
  • Corporate/M&A - Southern California (Band 5)
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - California (Band 3)
  • ERISA Litigation - Nationwide (Band 2)
  • Environment: Mainly Transactional - New York (Band 3)
  • Insurance: Insurer - California (Band 4)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer - Nationwide (Band 3)
  • Intellectual Property - California (Band 4)
  • International Trade - Nationwide (Band 4)
  • Labor & Employment - California (Band 3)
  • Litigation: General Commercial - California (Band 3)  
  • Litigation: Securities - California (Band 2)  
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California (Band 2)
  • Litigation: General Commercial - District of Columbia (Band 4)
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded - New York (Band 2)  
  • Litigation: Securities - New York (Band 4)
  • Media & Entertainment: Litigation - California (Band 2)  
  • Media & Entertainment: Transactional - California (Band 2)
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts - Nationwide (Band 5)  
  • Projects: PPP - Nationwide (Band 3)  
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy - Nationwide (Band 4)
  • Securities: Litigation - Nationwide (Band 4)  
  • Securities: Regulation - Nationwide (Band 4)
  • Tax - California (Band 2)
Ranked Lawyers
 
Antitrust
California:
  • Chuck Diamond (Band 4)
  • Kenneth O'Rourke (Band 3)
  • Michael Tubach (Band 2)
District of Columbia:
  • Michael Antalics (Band 4)
  • Richard Parker (Band 1)
  • Ian Simmons (Band 4)
Nationwide:
  • Richard Parker (Band 1)
  • Michael Tubach (Band 1)

Appellate Law

Nationwide:
  • Walter Dellinger (Senior Statesmen)
  • Jonathan Hacker (Band 4)
Banking & Finance
California:
  • Tom Baxter (Band 3)
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
California:
  • Evan Jones (Band 4)
  • Ben Logan III (Senior Statesmen)
  • Suzzanne Uhland (Band 2)
  • Steve Warren (Band 4)
District of Columbia:
  • Peter Friedman (Band 2)
Nationwide:
  • George Davis (Band 3)
  • John Rapisardi (Band 3)
New York:
  • George Davis (Band 2)
  • John Rapisardi (Band 2)
Capital Markets
California:
  • John-Paul Motley (Band 3)
Nationwide:
  • Michael Schiavone (Band 3)
Corporate/M&A
California:
  • Warren Lazarow (Band 4)
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
California:
  • Wayne Jacobsen (Band 3)
  • Jeffrey Walbridge (Band 3)
Environment
California:
  • Martin Kelly McTigue (Band 2)
New York:
  • Eric Rothenberg (Band 1, 3) 
ERISA Litigation
Nationwide:
  • Shannon Barrett (Band 3)
  • Brian Boyle (Band 2)
  • Bob Eccles (Senior Statesmen)
Insurance
California:
  • Martin Checov (Band 3)
  • Richard Goetz (Band 1)
Nationwide:
  • Richard Goetz (Band 3)
  • Tancred Schiavoni (Band 2)
New York:
  • Tancred Schiavoni (Band 1)
  • Gary Svirsky (Band 3)
Intellectual Property
California:
  • Mark Samuels (Band 4)
International Trade
Nationwide:
  • Theodore Kassinger (Band 1)
  • Greta Lichtenbaum (Band 1)
IT & Outsourcing
California:
  • Heather Meeker (Band 1)
Labor & Employment
California:
  • Apalla Chopra (Band 2)
  • Robert Siegel (Band 3)
New York:
  • Jeffrey Kohn (Band 3)
Litigation
California:
  • Seth Aronson (Band 1)
  • Daniel Bookin (Band 1)
  • Matthew Close (Band 4)
  • Carolyn Kubota (Band 3)
  • Daniel Petrocelli (Band 1)
  • Michael Tubach (Band 4)
District of Columbia:
  • Mary Patrice Brown (Band 5)
  • Jeffrey Kilduff (Band 2)
Nationwide:
  • Jeffrey Fowler (Band 3)
  • Daniel Petrocelli (Band 2)
New York:
  • Bradley Butwin (Band 3)
  • Andrew Frackman (Band 4)
  • Howard Heiss (Band 2)
  • Jonathan Rosenberg (Band 3)
Media & Entertainment
California:
  • Matthew Erramouspe (Band 3)
  • Daniel Petrocelli (Band 1)
  • Stephen Scharf (Band 1)
Products Liability
Nationwide:
  • Richard Goetz (Band 5)
Projects
Nationwide:
  • Junaid Chida (Band 2)
  • Eric Richards (Band 2)
  • Richard Shutran (Senior Statesmen)
  • Gregory Thorpe (Band 4)
Securities
Nationwide:
  • Seth Aronson (Band 3)
  • Jeffrey Kilduff (Band 4)
  • Rob Plesnarski (Band 2)
Tax
California:
  • Robert Blashek (Band 1)
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Contact:

Julie Fei
O’Melveny
213.430.7792
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