O’Melveny Ranked No. 2 on American Lawyer’s Midlevel Associates Survey

August 29, 2016


New York, NY — August 29, 2016 — American Lawyer ranked O’Melveny second in the nation on its annual Midlevel Associates Survey. The publication surveyed third-, fourth-, and fifth-year associates on several aspects of job satisfaction, including compensation and benefits, training and guidance, the interest and satisfaction level of the work, the firm's policy on billable hours, and management's openness about firm strategies and partnership chances.

O’Melveny also scored highly on the regional rankings with 92% of our midlevel associates responding to the survey. Each of the firm’s offices that qualified for an individual score ranked in the top 5 for their regions with Beijing, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley ranked No. 1. In addition, Los Angeles/Century City and Washington, DC, ranked second; Newport Beach, third; and New York, fourth.

“These results showcase just some of what makes O’Melveny special: challenging, interesting work; a steadfast commitment to diversity and pro bono; and an open and collegial environment where we value everyone’s contributions,” said Bradley J. Butwin, firm chairman. “We are proud of these and other rankings that highlight our firm culture and the tremendous people at O’Melveny.”

About O’Melveny
O’Melveny’s clients shape markets, set precedents, and break boundaries. They are stalwarts and innovators, the names you trust and the next big thing. And for more than a century, O’Melveny has been right beside them, kicking down walls and putting up defenses to help our clients achieve their most important goals. With approximately 700 lawyers in 15 offices worldwide guided by the principles of excellence, leadership, and citizenship, we uphold a tradition of treating our clients’ challenges and opportunities as our own. What do you want to achieve? For the answers, please visit www.omm.com.  

Julie Fei
O’Melveny & Myers LLP