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O’Melveny’s Commitment to Diversity Recognized by Duo of Awards

November 26, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Andrea Rodeschini

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

212.326.2251

arodeschini@omm.com

 

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 26, 2012 - O’Melveny & Myers LLP garnered several important diversity recognitions this quarter, earning top rankings from The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel, the Black Solicitors’ Network, and Profiles in Diversity Journal.

 

The Diversity Scorecard, a joint project of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines, placed O’Melveny on the publications’ 2012 list of the Top Firms for Diversity. The Firm will be honored at a reception on December 20, 2012, held at the Lexicon in New York City. For the third consecutive year, O’Melveny received top scores in the Black Solicitors’ Network’s Diversity League Table, which measures diversity within firms with offices in the United Kingdom. The Firm was recognized in the following categories:1st overall for International Firms; 1st for percentage of Ethnic Minority Partners; 2nd for percentage of Ethnic Minority Associates, 6th for percentage of Female Partners; and 4th overall for Diversity Demographics. And thirdly, Profiles in Diversity Journal named O’Melveny one if its Diversity Leaders for 2012. The award honors corporations, organizations, and institutions that have communicated their diversity and inclusion programs and ideas with the publication’s readership throughout the year.

 

“The strong standings O’Melveny has shown in these recognitions underscores the Firm’s commitment to creating a community where everyone is included and can succeed,” said Mary Ellen Connerty, the Firm’s Director of Diversity & Inclusion. “We’re proud of these accomplishments and we remain dedicated to continuing to make progress in these areas.”

 

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.