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O'Melveny Adds Andrew Hutton to Corporate Practice in Singapore

May 17, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:

Piper Hall
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
202.220.5022
phall@omm.com

Andrea Rodeschini
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
212.326.2251
arodeschini@omm.com


SINGAPORE – MAY 17, 2010
– O’Melveny & Myers LLP announced today that Andrew Hutton has joined the Firm as a counsel in the Corporate Finance/Capital Markets Practice.  After starting in the Firm’s Hong Kong office, he will become resident in the Singapore office beginning in June.

“We are pleased that Andrew is joining us,” said Bertie Mehigan, managing partner of O’Melveny’s Singapore office.  “With more than 15 years of experience in capital markets, corporate finance and cross-border commercial transactions in both the US and Asia, he will be a valuable asset to us as we deliver high-quality service to clients involved in complex financial transactions in Asia and around the globe.”

Hutton represents both underwriters and corporate issuers in debt and equity offerings, including high-yield, convertible and straight corporate debt offerings, initial public offerings, secondary and follow-on equity offerings, and listings of American Depositary Receipts and Global Depositary Receipts in SEC registered transactions, Rule 144A, and Regulation S offerings. His clients have included major investment banks, public company issuers, and other multi-national corporations and funds. He also has represented a variety of Hong Kong, Japanese, Singaporean, and Indian private issuers, as well as emerging and growth ventures, in financing and general commercial matters.

Hutton comes to O’Melveny after practicing at international law firms in Singapore, Hong Kong, and the United States.  He also has served as general counsel of a NASDAQ-listed resort development company.

“I am honored to join O’Melveny’s vibrant and growing Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Practice in Singapore,” said Hutton. “I look forward to working with the Firm’s team of talented lawyers in Asia and to continue O’Melveny’s tradition of providing the highest quality legal service to its clients.”

Hutton received a BA and a BS from University of Kansas. He received his JD from University of Minnesota Law School. 

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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