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The Legal 500 US Ranks O’Melveny Across Dozens of Practice Areas

June 15, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Los Angles—June 15, 2017—O’Melveny’s practices and lawyers were highly ranked in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500: United States, a leading guide to the US legal market. The firm is ranked in 32 practice areas, and 111 O’Melveny lawyers are named in this year’s guide.

In its special focus on “Leading Trial Lawyers,” The Legal 500 once again highlighted partner Daniel Petrocelli, noting that he is “active on cases drawing public attention,” including serving as trial counsel to Donald Trump and Trump University in two class action lawsuits, and work for Kesha and Fox.

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 2017.

Tier 1

Transport: aviation and air travel
Media, technology and telecoms: Media and entertainment

Tier 2

Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions
Dispute: Appellate: Courts of appeals
Insurance: Advice to insurers
Intellectual Property: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
Labor & Employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Tier 3

Antitrust: Cartel
Antitrust: Merger control
Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: automotive/transport
Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices
Dispute resolution: Securities litigation: defense
Energy: Renewable/alternative
Finance: Capital markets: debt offerings - advice to underwriters
Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings - advice to issuers
Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
Healthcare: Health insurers
Intellectual Property: Copyright
Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
M&A/corporate and commercial: Venture capital and emerging companies
Tax: US taxes: non-contentious

Tier 4

Dispute resolution: Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state)
Dispute resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
Dispute resolution: International trade
Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings - advice to underwriters
Sport
Intellectual Property: Trademarks: litigation

Tier 5

Dispute resolution: Financial services: litigation
Healthcare: Life sciences
Intellectual Property: Patent litigation: full coverage
Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds

Tier 6

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

Leading Lawyers

Brian Anderson (Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - automotive/transport)
Brian Boyle (Labor and employment - ERISA litigation)
Apalla Chopra (Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes, including collective actions, defense - Leading individual)
George Davis (Finance - Restructuring, including bankruptcy - corporate)
Matthew Erramouspe (Media, technology and telecoms - Media and entertainment)
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)
Daniel Petrocelli (Dispute resolution - Leading trial lawyers and Media, technology and telecoms - Media and entertainment)
John Rapisardi (Finance - Restructuring, including bankruptcy - corporate)
Tancred Schiavoni (Industry focus - Insurance - advice to insurers)
Bob Siegel (Transport - aviation and air travel)

Next Generation Lawyers

Jared Bartie (Sport)
Andrew Parlen (Finance - Restructuring, including bankruptcy - corporate - Next generation lawyers)
Molly Lens (Media, technology and telecoms - Media and entertainment - Next generation lawyers)

Recommended Lawyers

Antitrust: Cartel

Ian Simmons
Michael Tubach
Richard Parker
Ted Hassi

Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions

Ben Bradshaw
Bo Pearl
Ian Simmons
Katrina Robson
Michael Antalics
Michael Tubach
Richard Parker
Ted Hassi

Antitrust: Merger control

Ben Bradshaw
Courtney Dyer
Katrina Robson
Kenneth O’Rourke
Michael Antalics
Richard Parker
Ted Hassi

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

Anton Metlitsky
Deanna Rice
Jonathan Hacker
Walter Dellinger

Dispute resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Jeremy Maltby
Mary Patrice Brown
Steven Olson

Dispute resolution: Financial services: litigation

Brian Boyle
Elizabeth McKeen
Jonathan Hacker
Jonathan Rosenberg

Dispute resolution: International trade

Greta Lichtenbaum
Theodore Kassinger
Thomas Donilon

Dispute resolution: Leading trial lawyers

Daniel Petrocelli

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

Brian Anderson
Carlos Lazatin
Michael Reynolds
Randall Edwards
Richard Goetz
Steve Brody

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

Amy Laurendeau
Cynthia Merrill
Joe O’Connor
Randall Edwards
Richard Goetz
Steve Brody

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

Daniel Petrocelli
Jeffrey Barker
Matt Powers
Richard Goetz
Steve Brody

Dispute resolution: Securities litigation: defense

Allen Burton
Andrew Bednark
Bill Sushon
Bradley Butwin
Jeffrey Kilduff
Jonathan Rosenberg
Matthew Close
Seth Aronson
Shannon Barrett

Finance: Capital markets: debt offerings

Brophy Christensen
Daniel O’Shea
Jaroslaw Hawrylewicz
John-Paul Motley
Michael Schiavone
Shelly Heyduk

Finance - Capital markets - equity offerings

Brophy Christensen
Daniel O’Shea
John-Paul Motley
Michael Schiavone
Peter Healy

Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Andrew Parlen
Evan Jones
George Davis
Jennifer Taylor
John Rapisardi
Peter Friedman
Steve Warren
Suzzanne Uhland

Energy: renewable/alternative

Arthur Hazlitt
Hugh Hilliard
Jeff Hoffner
Junaid Chida
Richard Shutran

Healthcare: health insurers

Brian Boyle
David Deaton
David Leviss
Lee Blalack

Healthcare: life sciences

Lisa Pensabene
Portia Ku
Richard Goetz
Ross Galin
Scott Elliott
Seth Ray

Insurance: advice to insurers

Gary Svirsky
Jonathan Hacker
Richard Goetz
Tancred Schiavoni

Sport

Jared Bartie
David Marroso
Daniel Petrocelli

Transport: aviation and air travel

Ben Bradshaw
Bob Siegel
Jonathan Hacker
Matthew Close
Richard Parker

Intellectual property: Copyright

David Eberhart
Matthew Kline

Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage

Darin Snyder
Mark Miller
Ryan Yagura

Intellectual property: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Darin Snyder
David Almeling
Eric Amdursky
Mark Miller
Melody Drummond-Hansen
Ryan Yagura

Intellectual property: Trademarks: litigation

Daniel Petrocelli
Drew Breuder

Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds

Kathryn Sanders
Timothy Clark

Labor and employment: ERISA litigation

Brian Boyle
Catalina Vergara
Gregory Jacob
Shannon Barrett

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

Adam Karr
Adam KohSweeney
Apalla Chopra
Eric Amdursky
Jeffrey Kohn
Mark Robertson
Bob Siegel

Labor and employment: Labor-management relations

Apalla Chopra
Aparna Joshi
Chris Hollinger
Jeffrey Kohn
Mark Robertson
Michael McGuinness
Bob Siegel

M&A/corporate and commercial: M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Paul Sieben
Tobias Knapp
Warren Lazarow

M&A/corporate and commercial: Venture capital and emerging companies

Eric Zabinski
Paul Sieben
Portia Ku
Warren Lazarow

Media, technology and telecoms: Media and entertainment

Bruce Tobey
Daniel Petrocelli
Matthew Erramouspe
Molly Lens
Stephen Scharf

Tax: US taxes - non-contentious

Arthur Hazlitt
Luc Moritz
Robert Blashek
Robert Fisher

About O’Melveny

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Contact:

Julie Fei
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
213.430.7792

jfei@omm.com