O’Melveny’s Pearl Appointed to American Bar Association Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements

June 01, 2012



Julie Fei                                                              

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O’Melveny & Myers LLP James “Bo” Pearl has been appointed by the President-Elect of the American Bar Association to the Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements for a three-year term. The committee studies issues affecting the federal judiciary and makes recommendations to ABA on potential improvements.


Pearl is a Business Trial and Litigation and Antitrust and Competition partner in O’Melveny’s Century City office. He focuses on antitrust, entertainment, intellectual property, and general business litigation.


Pearl will join other practicing lawyers, federal judges, and academics on the committee, which is chaired by United States District Court Judge Norma Shapiro. The committee serves as a liaison between the ABA and the federal judiciary, as well as with other governmental and nongovernmental entities involved in judicial reform.


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