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The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Names Four O’Melveny Lawyers of the Year

August 15, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Los Angeles—August 15, 2017—O’Melveny and its lawyers are well-represented in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The annual guide highlighting the nation’s top practitioners selected 44 O’Melveny lawyers for inclusion and named four as Lawyers of the Year, including Seth Aronson (Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement, SEC, Telecom, Energy), Apalla Chopra (Labor Law - Management), Jay Herron (Mergers and Acquisitions Law), and Heather Meeker (Information Technology Law). In addition, Jonathan Blake was named a 2018 London Lawyer of the Year (Investment Funds).

Best Lawyers lists reach a large and targeted audience. In addition to BestLawyers.com, the lists appear on more than 260,000 Bloomberg Terminals worldwide and are featured in more than 50 major metropolitan magazines, business journals, and newspapers, including The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Corporate Counsel magazine.

Here is a full list of O’Melveny lawyers named to this year’s list, as well as the year they first appeared on the list.

CENTURY CITY

Robert Blashek (2006)
Tax Law

Steven Grossman (2006)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities/Capital Markets

Christopher C. Murray
(1995)
Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television

Daniel Petrocelli (2006)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation

Stephen Scharf (2010)
Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television

LOS ANGELES

Seth Aronson (2006)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation - Securities

Apalla U. Chopra (2010)
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

George C. Demos (2006)
Health Care Law

Rich Goetz
(2012)
Insurance Law
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Evan M. Jones (2006)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Ben H. Logan III (1995)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Martin J. McTigue
(2008)
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

Luc Moritz
(2015)
Tax Law

Mark A. Samuels (2007)
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Patent Law

Robert Siegel (2013)
Employment Law - Management

Stephen H. Warren (2006)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Mark Wood (2009)
Insurance Law

NEWPORT BEACH

Jay Herron (2011)
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Wayne S. Jacobsen
(2001)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David A. Krinsky (2007)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Michael G. Yoder (2006)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

NEW YORK

Bradley J. Butwin (2013)
Commercial Litigation

Timothy M. Clark (2013)
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

George A. Davis (2007)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Howard E. Heiss
(2010)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

John J. Rapisardi (2007)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Eric B. Rothenberg (2008)
Environmental Law

Michael J. Schiavone (2006)
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Richard Shutran (2006)
Project Finance Law

SAN FRANCISCO

Daniel H. Bookin (1995)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Martin S. Checov (2006)
Insurance Law

Darin Snyder
(2014)
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Patent Law

Michael Tubach (2013)
Antitrust Law

Suzzanne S. Uhland
(2006)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

SILICON VALLEY

Warren T. Lazarow (2012)
Venture Capital Law

Heather J. Meeker (2008)
Copyright Law
Information Technology Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent

WASHINGTON, DC

Walter E. Dellinger III (2006)
Appellate Practice
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation

Robert N. Eccles (1995)
Litigation - ERISA

Peter M. Friedman (2014)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Jonathan D. Hacker (2010)
Appellate Practice

Jeffrey W. Kilduff (2013)
Commercial Litigation

Richard G. Parker (2006)
Antitrust Law
Commercial Litigation

Ian T. Simmons (2010)
Litigation - Antitrust

Henry C. Thumann (1989)
Commercial Litigation

About O’Melveny

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Contact:

Julie Fei
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
213.430.7792
jfei@omm.com