Randy Oppenheimer has a national practice litigating general corporate matters and specific issues involving the energy and entertainment industries, and intellectual property, environmental, and antitrust and regulatory matters.
Randy served as the Chair or Co-Chair of O’Melveny’s Litigation Department for close to a decade, and is currently a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He was among the firm’s partners featured by The American Lawyer when it chose the firm to receive the National Litigation Department of the Year Award in 2004, and, again, when it chose the firm as a Finalist in 2011. He was named one of the "California Attorneys of the Year" by the Daily Journal in 2019 and has been a member of the Lawdragon “500 Leading Litigators in America.” While covering one of his trials, the Washington Post reported on what they described as Randy’s “razor-sharp intellect . . . [and] dignified delivery” in the courtroom. He was awarded the 2008 O’Melveny & Myers Values Award in recognition of his practice excellence and contributions to the firm.
Since 2014, Randy has served on the Board of Directors of Equal Justice Works, one of the country's most influential organizations seeking to promote a lifelong commitment to public service and equal justice by lawyers entering the legal profession.
Honors & Awards
- Named one of the “California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year” by the Daily Journal (2019)
- Featured in The American Lawyer when O'Melveny was elected as a Finalist (2011)
- Featured in The American Lawyer when O'Melveny was selected for the Litigation Department of the Year Award (2004)
- Part of Lawdragon's “500 Leading Litigators in America”
- Named a “Super Lawyer” in surveys conducted by Law & Politics Media Inc.
- Recommended by The Legal 500 US in the category of General Commercial Disputes (2018-2021)
- O’Melveny & Myers Values Award, in recognition of his practice excellence and contributions to the Firm (2008)
- University of Chicago, J.D., 1977: Comment Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review
- Harvard University, A.B., 1974: summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
- American Bar Association, Previously Vice Chairman, Sub-Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law, Antitrust Section