Law360 Names O'Melveny Pro Bono Firm of the Year for Fourth Consecutive YearAugust 26, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
LOS ANGELES ─ August 26, 2013 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP has been named one of the top 20 Pro Bono Firms of 2013 by Law360. Recognized for its “steadfast duty to providing free legal work,” O’Melveny is just one of three firms to have been included on the list since its inauguration.
The Firm will be profiled by the publication for its work with the marriage cases, its shepherding of law school clinics with University of California, Los Angeles and Harvard University, and its response to world events like helping Haitian earthquake victims, among other things. O’Melveny’s US lawyers contributed 66,176 hours to pro bono matters from June 2012 to June 2013, averaging more than 100 hours per attorney.
For more than 100 years, O’Melveny lawyers have been actively involved in their communities, engaging in our profession’s highest calling—ensuring access to justice through pro bono representation of the poor and disenfranchised.
About O’Melveny & Myers LLP
With approximately 800 lawyers in 16 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.