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Legal 500: United States Ranks O’Melveny Across a Number of Practice Areas

June 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Los Angeles — June 27, 2016 — O’Melveny’s practices and lawyers were highly ranked in the 2015 edition of The Legal 500: United States, a leading guide to the US legal market. The firm is ranked in 29 practice areas and 96 O’Melveny lawyers are named in this year’s guide, over 20 more than were named last year.

In its special focus on “Leading Trial Lawyers,” Legal 500 once again highlighted partner Daniel Petrocelli, noting that in 2015 he “did particularly ‘excellent work in media and trademarks,’” noting his successful record for clients like 20th Century Fox, Fox Broadcasting and Disney. The Legal 500 series provides independent commentary on leading law firms and lawyers in more than 90 countries. The following are O’Melveny’s complete US results for 2016.

Tier 2

Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions

Dispute Resolution, Appellate: Courts of Appeal

Insurance: Advice to insurers

Intellectual Property: Trade secrets

Labor and Employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Tier 3

Antitrust: Cartel

Dispute resolution: Appellate: Supreme court (federal and state)

Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: automotive/transport

Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: Pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Dispute resolution: Securities litigation - defense

Finance: Capital markets: Debt offerings - advice to managers

Capital markets: Equity offerings - advice to issuers

Energy: Renewable/alternative

Healthcare: Health insurers

Labor and employment: ERISA litigation

Labor and employment: Labor-management relations

M&A: Venture capital and emerging companies

Tier 4

Dispute resolution: International trade

Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)

Dispute resolution: White collar criminal - defense

Finance: Capital markets: Equity offerings - advice to managers

Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Intellectual property: Copyright

Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds

Tax: US taxes: non-contentious

Tier 5

Dispute resolution: Financial services litigation

Healthcare: Life sciences

Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage

Tier 7

M&A: Large deals ($1bn+)

Leading Lawyers

Brian Anderson, Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: automotive/transportation

Brian Boyle, Labor and employment: ERISA litigation

Apalla Chopra, Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes including collective actions-defense

Walter Dellinger, Dispute resolution: Appellate

Peter Friedman, Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): Corporate

Richard Goetz, Insurance: Advice to insurers

Jeffrey Kilduff, Dispute resolution: Securities litigation - defense

Luc Moritz, Tax: US taxes: non-contentious

Richard Parker, Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions

John Rapisardi, Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): Corporate

Tancred Schiavoni, Insurance: Advice to insurers

Mentioned Lawyers

Antitrust: Cartel

Michael Tubach (SF)

Richard Parker (DC)

Katrina Robson (DC)

Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions

Richard Parker (DC)

Courtney Dyer (DC)

Ted Hassi (DC)

Andrew Frackman (NY)

Kenneth O’Rourke (LA)

Michael Tubach (SF)

Dispute resolution: Appellate

Jonathan Hacker (DC)

Walter Dellinger (DC)

Deanna Rice (DC)

Anton Metlitsky (NY)

Dispute resolution: Financial services litigation

Pamela Miller (NY)

Brian Boyle (DC)

Shannon Barrett (DC)

Jonathan Rosenberg (NY)

Dispute resolution: International trade

Theodore Kassinger (DC)

Greta Lichtenbaum (DC)

Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: automotive/transport

Richard Goetz (LA)

Steve Brody (DC)

Carlos Lazatin (LA)

Michael Reynolds (LA)

Brian Anderson (DC)

Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)

Richard Goetz (LA)

Steve Brody (DC)

Amy Laurendeau (NB)

Randall Edwards (SF)

Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Charles Lifland (LA)

Steve Brody (DC)

Walter Dellinger (DC)

Amy Laurendeau (NB)

Richard Goetz (LA)

Houman Ehsan (LA)

Dispute resolution: Securities litigation - defense

Jonathan Rosenberg (NY)

Bradley Butwin (NY)

Andrew Bednark (NY)

Bill Sushon (NY)

Michael Walsh (DC)

Seth Aronson (LA)

Matthew Close (LA)

Dispute resolution: White collar criminal - defense

Greta Lichtenbaum (DC)

Mary Patrice Brown (DC)

David Leviss (DC)

Lee Blalack (DC)

Steven Olson (LA)

Daniel Bookin (SF)

Howard Heiss (NY)

Mark Racanelli (NY)

Finance: Capital markets: Debt offerings

Brophy Christensen (SF)

Michael Schiavone (NY)

John-Paul Motley (LA)

Daniel O’Shea (NY)

Peter Healy (SF)

Finance: Capital markets: Equity offerings

Eric Sibbitt (SF)

Kurt Berney (SF)

Daniel O’Shea (NY)

Michael Schiavone (NY)

Robert Plesnarski (DC)

Brophy Christensen (SF)

Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): Corporate

George Davis (NY)

John Rapisardi (NY)

Andrew Parlen (NY)

Peter Friedman (DC)

Daniel Shamah (NY)

Suzzanne Uhland (NY, SF)

Energy: Renewable/alternative

Junaid Chida (NY)

Arthur Hazlitt (NY)

Gregory Thorpe (LA)

Healthcare: Health insurers

David Leviss (DC)

Lee Blalack (DC)

David Deaton (LA)

Stephen Sullivan (LA)

Healthcare: Life sciences

Scott Elliott (SF)

Insurance: Advice to insurers

Tancred Schiavoni (NY)

Michael Yoder (LA)

Jonathan Hacker (DC)

Allen Burton (NY)

Richard Goetz (LA)

Intellectual property: Copyright

Matthew Kline (LA)

David Eberhart (SF)

Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage

Ryan Yagura (LA)

Mark Samuels (LA)

Darin Snyder (SF)

David Eberhart (SF)

John Kappos (NB)

Intellectual property: Trade secrets

Ryan Yagura (LA)

Darin Synder (SF)

David Almeling (SF)

Mark Miller (SF)

Nicholas Whilt (LA)

Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds

Timothy Clark (NY)

Don Melamed (LA)

Kathryn Sanders (LA)

Eve Ellis (London)

Labor and employment: ERISA litigation

Brian Boyle (DC)

Shannon Barrett (DC)

Catalina Vergara (LA)

Gregory Jacob (DC)

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Eric Amdursky (SV)

Apalla Chopra (LA)

Adam Karr (NB)

Jeffrey Kohn (NY)

Mark Robertson (NY)

Labor and employment: labor-management relations

Robert Siegel (LA)

Aparna Joshi (DC)

Mark Robertson (NY)

Michael McGuinness (LA)

Jeffrey Kohn (NY)

Chris Hollinger (SF)

M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Paul Scrivano (NY, SF, SV)

Tobias Knapp (NY)

M&A: Venture capital and emerging companies

Portia Ku (SV, Shanghai)

Eric Zabinski (CC, Beijing)

David Makarechian (SV)

Warren Lazarow (SV)

Paul Sieben (SV)

Tax: US taxes: non-contentious

Mark Caterini (NY)

Luc Moritz (LA)

Jeff Walbridge (NB, NY)

About O’Melveny

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Contact:

Julie Fei
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
213.430.7792
jfei@omm.com