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O'Melveny Makes Best Showing Ever in Chambers USA Firm and Partner Rankings

6月 12, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Andrea Rodeschini
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
212.326.2251
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Piper Hall
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
202.220.5022
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LOS ANGELES, CA ─ In its best showing in the publication to date, O’Melveny & Myers LLP ranked 78 lawyers and 39 practice groups in the 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Four 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 eight O'Melveny lawyers in the top tier of leading lawyers, with four ranked in the top tier nationally.

The four O'Melveny practice areas ranked in the top tier in the guide are: ERISA Litigation; Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California; Media & Entertainment: Entertainment Litigation - New York; and Media & Entertainment: Transactional - California. Among those, ERISA Litigation is ranked in the top tier nationally.

The eight O'Melveny lawyers the guide ranks in the top tier are: Seth Aronson; Daniel Bookin; Howard Chao; Walter Dellinger; Linda Griffey; Bob Eccles; Theodore Kassinger; and Greta Lichtenbaum; four of the eight (Dellinger, Eccles, Kassinger, and Lichtenbaum) 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.

Special recognition has been given to partners Christine Wilson, Jeffrey Walbridge, and Christopher Brearton, who have been cited by Chambers USA as “Up and Coming” for their practice areas, respectively: Antitrust - District of Columbia; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - California; and Media & Entertainment: Transactional - California.

For a full list of O'Melveny's 2009 Chambers USA Rankings please see the attached document.