Edward Hickey

Director of Staff Attorneys

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Edward V. Hickey III is the Director of eDiscovery Staff Attorneys for O’Melveny and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Ed leads all staff attorney operations firmwide. Ed, a Marine Corps veteran, is also Co-Chair of O’Melveny Salute, the firm’s veterans advisory group with more than 50 members representing all branches of the military.

Ed assists and advises attorneys regarding various e-discovery protocols, tools, and evidence analysis techniques. He is deeply involved in discussions related to review modelling, workflows and budgets as well as privilege issues and prospective production issues. Ed works closely with the staffing agencies to ensure that we get the most qualified candidates. He also coordinates project teams involving partners, associates, staff attorneys, and contract attorneys to determine the best approach.



Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Washington, D.C.


  • University of San Diego, J.D., 1992
  • Georgetown University, B.A., Economics, 1983
  • Represented Prudential in creating solutions to challenging production issues and offering strategic advice based on the factual history of the claim
  • Designed and executed review model for Fidelity Investments that served as basis for multi-year production process
  • Developed review and fact development model for a financial institution litigation matter