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O’Melveny’s London Office Takes Top Spot in Black Solicitors Network Diversity League Table

November 04, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Julie Fei
O'Melveny & Myers LLP         
213.430.7792
jfei@omm.com
Emily Lattal
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
212.326.2285
elattal@omm.com

LONDON -- November 4, 2014 -- O’Melveny & Myers LLP displayed a strong showing in multiple categories in the 2014 Black Solicitors Network Diversity League Table, an annual analysis of equality and diversity among leading law firms and Chambers in the United Kingdom.

O’Melveny’s London office ranked No. 1 for the most ethnically diverse partnership among all law firms that participated in the survey, with 12.5 percent of its partners being of mixed-race and 12.5 percent being black.  Additionally, the Firm ranked No. 4 for the highest proportion of female partners, No. 2 for the highest proportion of disabled lawyers, and No. 2 for overall diversity among all participating firms.

“Maximizing the talents of diverse people and groups provides a strong platform for wider UK economic growth and prosperity,” Cordella Bart-Stewart, Executive Director of the Black Solicitors Network, said in the report.

The full Diversity League Table and the Firm’s complete rankings can be viewed here.

O’Melveny & Myers LLP
With approximately 750 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.