O’Melveny Welcomes Corporate Partner in LondonJuly 13, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Colleen B. McGushin
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
LONDON ─ JULY 13, 2015 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP is pleased to announce that Andrew Weiler, an experienced M&A and corporate finance lawyer, has joined the Firm’s London office as a partner. He serves as the Firm’s European Head of M&A and Corporate Finance.
Weiler is dual-qualified in both New York and England and Wales, and focuses his practice on representing multinational companies and private equity firms in M&A and joint venture transactions as well as advising some of the world’s largest funds of funds on secondary acquisitions of private equity interests. He also is widely recognized as one of Europe’s leading issuer-side advisors in the cross-border private placement market. As a U.S. and U.K. citizen, Weiler has practiced in London for more than 17 years, having previously worked in New York, Stockholm, and Helsinki. He is recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers, Legal 500, and IFLR 1000, among others.
Weiler earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as editor of the Duke Law Journal and chair of the Moot Court Board.
“Andrew is an immensely talented lawyer with a stellar reputation in the City,” O’Melveny Chair Bradley J. Butwin said. “The addition of an international corporate lawyer of his caliber in our London office furthers our strategy of supporting the needs of our European and transatlantic clients.”
“O’Melveny is well known for its entrepreneurial and client-centered culture,” Weiler said. “I am excited to be part of the continued growth of the Firm’s transactional practices, and I look forward to working with my new colleagues to serve our clients.”
Before joining O’Melveny, Weiler was a partner at White & Case.
About O’Melveny & Myers LLP
With approximately 700 lawyers in 15 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.
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