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O'Melveny Nominated for China Practice of the Year by Chambers and Partners

February 23, 2011  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Amber Burke
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
415.984.8891
aburke@omm.com

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

SHANGHAI, CHINA ─ February 23, 2011 ─ O'Melveny & Myers LLP has been nominated by Chambers and Partners to receive its 2011 China Practice of the Year award in the international firms category.

The Chambers Asia Pacific Awards honor the work of national and international law firms across the region on the basis of research for the upcoming edition of Chambers Asia Pacific. According to Chambers, the awards recognize "a law firm’s pre-eminence in key countries" in Asia and "reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service."

The Chambers Asia Pacific 2011 China Practice of the Year will be announced at an awards ceremony in Kyoto on April 20. Chambers has published worldwide guides to the legal profession since 1990, and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research.

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.

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s Asia Practice
O'Melveny & Myers LLP 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. For more information, please visit www.omm.com.