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O'Melveny to Receive Outstanding Achievement Award from Los Angeles Business Journal

March 08, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Andrea Rodeschini
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
212.326.2251
arodeschini@omm.com

Sonja Steptoe
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
213.430.6304
ssteptoe@omm.com


LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -- MARCH 8, 2010 -- 
O’Melveny & Myers LLP will receive a 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) in recognition of its position as the largest law firm in Los Angeles for 21 consecutive years. O’Melveny, which also is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, will be honored at the LABJ’s annual Business Hall of Fame luncheon on Tuesday, March 9, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
 

O’Melveny, the oldest still-existing law firm in Los Angeles, is one of five companies honored by the LABJ this year. The four other recipients are: Delta Dental of California, DMJM Design, J. Paul Getty Trust, and University of California, Los Angeles. 

 

"We are proud to receive this recognition from the Los Angeles Business Journal affirming both O’Melveny’s stature within the city, and our Firm’s sustained commitment to the community over our 125-year history," said Carla Christofferson, partner and head of O’Melveny’s Los Angeles office. “The history and growth of O’Melveny is so closely tied to that of Los Angeles.”  

Christopher Brearton, partner and head of O’Melveny’s Century City office added: "We understand that our position as the largest and oldest firm in Los Angeles carries with it a duty to provide civic leadership and service, and all of us in the Los Angeles and Century City offices work each day to carry out that responsibility. This Outstanding Achievement Award will serve as wonderful encouragement as we go forward.”

About O’Melveny & Myers LLP

With approximately 1,000 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