Chrissy Metcalf


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Chrissy Metcalf, Managing Partner of O’Melveny’s Dallas office, represents buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, including cross-border deals. She also advises on capital markets transactions, and has represented both issuers and underwriters in multi-jurisdictional debt and equity offerings. Chrissy routinely counsels clients on SEC reporting and other corporate governance matters.

Chrissy’s clients span from startups and privately-held companies to Dow 30 and Fortune 150 corporations. Select representations include:

  • American Home Protect, LLC in its sale to leading vertical software and InsurTech company Porch Group, Inc.
  • Premium resin supplier Adaptive3D in its sale to Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM)
  • Ashford Inc. in its combination with Remington Holdings, LP
  • Naturally Slim® of Dallas in an acquisition by global investment firm The Riverside Company

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Rising Star, Mergers & Acquisitions, Super Lawyers® (2016-2021)
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine (2020)


Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York


  • The University of Texas, J.D.: Texas International Law Journal; Texas Review on Entertainment and Sports Law
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., Accountancy with concentration in International Business: cum laude

Professional Activities


  • Board of Directors, Cancer Support Community North Texas (2017-Present)


  • “Confidentiality and Arbitration Clauses: The Not So Basic Basics.” Women's In House Network (WIN) Virtual Networking and CLE Lunch (October 27, 2020)

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Law360: O’Melveny Nabs 5-Partner Locke Lord Team in Dallas

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Bloomberg Law: O’Melveny Grows Dallas Footprint With Five Locke Lord Partners

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