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O’Melveny Achieves Strong Showing in The Legal 500: United States

June 13, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Amber Burke
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
415.984.8891
aburke@omm.com

JUNE 12, 2013 - LOS ANGELES - O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s practices and lawyers were highly ranked in the 2013 edition of The Legal 500: United States, a highly regarded annual guide to the US legal market. In the 2013 edition, the Firm is ranked in 26 practice areas and 73 O’Melveny lawyers are recognized, with 10 named “Leading Lawyers.”

In addition, the Firm achieved the coveted Tier One ranking in the category of “Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation” and made a showing on the“ Litigation: Leading Trial Lawyers,” list, in which partner Daniel Petrocelli was listed as a “Top Ten Trial Lawyer” among all trial lawyers in the United States. Legal 500 noted that Petrocelli had a “whirlwind year which saw him try a slew of different matters back-to-back across various industries.”

The Legal 500 series provides independent commentary on leading law firms and lawyers in more than 90 countries. O’Melveny’s complete results for 2013 are listed below.

Leading Practices

  • Tier 1 
    • Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
    • Leading trial lawyers (Petrocelli listed)
  • Tier 2
    • Antitrust
    • Domestic tax: West Coast
    • Insurance: advice to insurers
    • Labor and employment litigation 
    • Supreme Court and appellate
    • Trade secrets
  • Tier 3
    • Capital markets: debt offerings
    • Capital markets: equity offerings
    • Energy: renewable/alternative
    • Labor-management relations
    • M&A: large deals ($1bn-5bn)
    • Product liability and mass tort defense: automotive/transport
    • Securities: shareholder litigation
    • Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
    • Venture capital and emerging companies
  • Tier 4
    • Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings
    • Financial services: litigation 
    • Healthcare: life sciences
    • Intellectual property: Copyright
    • Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
    • Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds 
    • White-collar criminal defense
  • Tier 6
    • Bank lending (including other sources of financing)

Leading Lawyers

  • Brian Anderson - Litigation: Product liability and mass tort defense: automotive/transport
  • Brian Boyle - ERISA litigation
  • Walter Dellinger - Supreme Court and appellate
  • Robert Eccles - ERISA litigation
  • Rich Goetz - Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Luc Moritz - Domestic tax: West Coast
  • Richard Parker - Antitrust
  • Daniel Petrocelli - Leading trial lawyers
  • George Riley - Trade secrets
  • Tancred Schiavoni - Insurance: advice to insurers

Mentioned Lawyers

Finance: Bank lending (including other sources of financing)

  • Tom Baxter
  • Joe Kim
  • Eric Reimer

Finance: Capital markets: debt offerings

  • Winston Chang
  • Brophy Christensen
  • Martin Dunn
  • Peter Healy
  • David Johnson
  • William Kuesel
  • John-Paul Motley
  • Michael Schiavone
  • Eric Sibbitt

Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings

  • Brophy Christensen
  • Martin Dunn
  • Peter Healy
  • John-Paul Motley
  • Michael Schiavone
  • Eric Sibbitt

Finance: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

  • Sung Pak
  • Robert Plesnarski
  • Eric Reimer
  • Michael Schiavone
  • Andor Terner
  • Sam Zucker

Finance: Financial services: litigation

  • Brian Boyle
  • Dan Cantor
  • Randall Edwards
  • Jonathan Rosenberg

Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative

  • Mark Caterini
  • Junaid Chida
  • Gregory Thorpe

Industry focus: Healthcare: life sciences

  • Stanton Lovenworth
  • Paul Scrivano
  • Sam Zucker

Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers

  • Richard Goetz
  • Tancred Schiavoni
  • Gary Svirsky

Intellectual property: Copyright

  • Daniel Petrocelli
  • Robert Schwartz

Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage

  • Mark Miller
  • George Riley
  • Darin Snyder

Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds

  • Robert Blashek
  • Tim Clark
  • Kathryn Sanders

Labor and employment: ERISA litigation

  • Shannon Barrett
  • Brian Boyle
  • Robert Eccles
  • Jonathan Hacker
  • Gregory Jacob
  • Amy Longo

Labor and employment: Labor and employment litigation

  • Eric Amdursky
  • Apalla Chopra
  • Jeffrey Kohn
  • Mark Robertson
  • Robert Siegel
  • Framroze Virjee

Labor and employment: Labor-management relations 

  • Chris Hollinger
  • Mark Robertson
  • Robert Siegel

Litigation: Leading trial lawyers 

  • Daniel Petrocelli (Top Ten)

Litigation: Product liability and mass tort defense: automotive/transport

  • Brian Anderson
  • Jonathan Hacker
  • Richard Goetz

Litigation: Securities: shareholder litigation

  • Bradley Butwin
  • Jeffrey Kilduff 
  • Jonathan Rosenberg
  • Robert Stern

Litigation: Supreme Court and appellate

  • Walter Dellinger
  • Jonathan Hacker

Litigation: Trade secrets

  • George Riley
  • Darin Snyder

Litigation: White-collar criminal defense

  • Richard Grime
  • Carolyn Kubota
  • Michael Tubach

Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

  • Christopher Brearton
  • Nancy Bruington
  • Joseph Calabrese
  • Robert Haymer
  • Bruce Tobey

Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: Antitrust

  • Michael Antalics
  • David Beddow
  • Ben Bradshaw
  • Richard Parker
  • James Pearl
  • Ian Simmons

Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: large deals ($1bn-5bn)

  • Warren Lazarow
  • Steven Tonsfeldt

Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: Venture capital and emerging companies

  • Howard Chao
  • Warren Lazarow
  • Paul Sieben
  • Sam Zucker

Tax: Domestic tax: West Coast

  • Robert Blashek
  • Winston Chang
  • Robert Fisher
  • Luc Moritz

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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