O’Melveny Named to Vault’s List of Best Law Firms to Work For, Best Summer Programs

July 18, 2014



Amber Burke
O’Melveny & Myers LLP


NEW YORK, NY - July 17, 2014 - O’Melveny & Myers LLP made significant gains in Vault’s 2015 Law Firm Rankings, breaking into the top 10 for the first time in three key categories. A print and online career resource that provides employer ratings and reviews, Vault polls law firm associates and counsel annually to determine the best firms on a variety of measures.

The Firm was ranked 8th on Vault’s list of “The Top 25 Best Law Firms To Work For,” which recognizes the law firms providing the best overall work experience for associates and counsel based on quality of life areas such as hours, compensation, substantive work, training, pro bono, diversity, and firm culture. O’Melveny’s summer program also was recognized as one of the best in the nation, ranking 3rd for “Best Overall Summer Associate Program” and 7th for “Summer Associate Program That Best Prepares for Practice.”

“These are not just numbers, but a reflection of what makes our firm an exceptional place to work,” said Firm Chair Bradley J. Butwin.

The Firm also ranked highly in the following categories:

• OVERALL: Prestige
• REGIONAL: Southern California; Northern California; Washington, DC; and New York
• PRACTICE AREA: Antitrust; Appellate Litigation; General Commercial Litigation; Private Equity; Products Liability; Project Finance; Securities Litigation; and White Collar Defense

An unprecedented 90 percent of O’Melveny associates and counsel responded to this year’s Vault survey. A sampling of the comments provided by O’Melveny attorneys who responded to the survey can be found in the Firm’s Vault.com profile, which offers law students and lateral associates a window into the Firm’s culture.

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP
With approximately 800 lawyers in 16 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.