In the hyper-competitive professional services industry, O’Melveny helps clients face both the risks and rewards that are a part of doing business. We advise a wide range of professional services clients, including other law firms, accounting firms, employment agencies, IT consultants, engineering and construction companies, and many others. 

Our industry-specific experience includes handling internal, grand jury, SEC, and congressional investigations and successfully defending against criminal charges and civil claims in the hundreds of millions of dollars. We also work closely with clients on corporate and regulatory matters, from counseling on day-to-day legal affairs to high-stakes strategic matters. With a US-based team that regularly coordinates with colleagues in Asia and Europe, we offer full-scale legal support for efforts on three continents.

Accounting Firms

O’Melveny represented an accounting firm in an investigation by the California Franchise Tax Board into marketing of alleged tax shelters. Read

Engineering Consultant

O’Melveny conducted an internal investigation of possible violations of the Iran and Sudan economic sanctions and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for a major US engineering consultant and reported to the Board on the results of that investigation. Read

Executive Placement Firm

O’Melveny represented an executive search firm in its cooperation with federal prosecutors pursuing criminal charges against a former senior executive for misappropriation of trade secrets. Read

Law Firms

O’Melveny achieved a complete victory for an AmLaw 25 firm in a legal malpractice action filed against the firm and one of its estate planning partners. Read
    • Accounting Firms
    • Consulting Firms
    • Engineering Design Firms
    • Law Firms
    • Executive Placement and Recruiting Firms