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O’Melveny Named One of the Top Five International Law Firm Employers in China by Asian Legal Business

April 27, 2011

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Julie Fei                                                    Sonja Steptoe

O’Melveny & Myers LLP                            O’Melveny & Myers LLP

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SHANGHAI, CHINA ─ APRIL 27, 2011 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP was named one of the top five employers in the 2011 China Employer of Choice international law firm rankings conducted by Asian Legal Business, an independent international magazine.

 

O’Melveny was evaluated by both its lawyers and more than 10,000 private practice lawyers throughout China, with more weight given to the responses from attorneys outside the Firm. All respondents were asked to rank the survey’s designated law firms according to six areas: compensation and benefits, knowledge management and IT, work and clients, work-life balance, professional development, and strongest employment brand.

 

The publication provides competitive survey results for international law firms based on the highest cumulative votes across the six categories.

 

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP Asia Practice

O'Melveny began its practice in Asia nearly 25 years ago, and over this time we have become one of the most respected and full service legal service providers in the region.  The firm maintains large offices in the most important political and commercial centers of Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo.  Most of our lawyers are native to the region, understand the local law and business practices, speak the local languages and, most importantly, function as an integrated team that taps the firm's vast resources in Asia and globally, delivering value and expediency to its clients.  The China practice is widely and frequently recognized as one of the strongest on the market.  The Japan practice has been recommended by The Legal 500 and Chambers Global for corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and dispute resolution work.  Our newest office in Singapore, opened in 2008, has grown rapidly and is a hub for corporate, finance and private equity work for the entire South and Southeast Asia region. 

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About O’Melveny & Myers LLP

With approximately 900 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