O'Melveny Makes Another Strong Presence in 2010 Chambers USA Rankings

June 15, 2010


Andrea Rodeschini
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Sonja Steptoe
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA ─ JUNE 15, 2010 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP has maintained a strong presence in the latest edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with 64 of the Firm's lawyers and 37 of its practice areas achieving recognition in the 2010 guide. Three O'Melveny practices are ranked in the top tier of leading practices in the guide; among those, one is ranked in the top tier nationally. The guide also ranks 14 O'Melveny lawyers in the top tier of leading lawyers, with five ranked in the top tier nationally.


The three O'Melveny practice areas ranked in the top tier in the guide are: ERISA Litigation - Nationwide, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California, and Media & Entertainment: Transactional - California.


The 14 O'Melveny lawyers the guide ranks in the top tier are: Seth Aronson, Daniel Bookin, Joseph Calabrese, Howard Chao, Walter Dellinger, Martin Dunn, Linda Griffey, Theodore Kassinger, Jeffrey Kilduff, Greta Lichtenbaum, Ben Logan, Richard Parker, Daniel Petrocelli, and Barbara Stettner.  Among those, Dellinger, Dunn, Kassinger, Lichtenbaum, and Stettner are ranked in the top tier nationally.


Published by Chambers and Partners, a noted authority and independent source for the legal industry, Chambers USA is unique in that entry into the guide is based solely on market recommendation by clients and lawyers across the US.


Chambers USA has bestowed additional accolades to several individuals from the Firm.  Of counsel Tim Muris has been recognized as a “Senior Statesman,” for his work in Antitrust - Washington, DC.  Partner Bob Eccles earned a “Star” ranking in ERISA Litigation - Nationwide, and partners Christine Wilson and Jeffrey Walbridge have been cited by the guide as “Up and Coming” in Antitrust - District of Columbia and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - California, respectively.


For a full list of O'Melveny's 2010 Chambers USA rankings please see the attached document.


About O’Melveny & Myers LLP

With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 14 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