Achieve with O'Melveny Careers without Compromise

Careers without Compromise Achieve with O’Melveny

For driven people, success is often its own reward. But what if you could achieve your goal to do the most challenging, transformative legal work—work that excites and ignites you— without having to compromise on a great firm culture? “Unicorn” may mean one thing in the start-up world (and we have many among our clients), but we’re a different kind of unicorn. Recognized as a top firm for what we accomplish in the boardroom and courtroom for discerning clients the world over, we also enjoy a culture unlike any other. Ambition can coexist with mutual respect. Our teams go above and beyond to achieve critical and complex feats for our clients, while supporting and valuing one another in the process. That’s the best of both worlds. That’s O’Melveny.

O’Melveny is a Launching Pad for Leaders: Our Alumni

190+ General Counsel

More than 430 in Government

Nearly 50 Judges

2022 Dealmakers of the Year Ranked #1 in 2023

3rd Time Achieving the Trifecta : #1 Best Law Firm to Work For #1 Best Overall Diversity #1 Best Summer Associate Program

Midlevel Associates Satisfaction Survey The American Lawyer Industry Awards–Named a winner, finalist, or honorable mention recipient every year in the publication’s two-decade-plus history of honoring market-leading law firms.

Our Work

“The work we do is front-page, high-stakes, and sophisticated—we get to work on some of the most important issues of the day.” “I perform substantive work on all my matters. I also regularly interact with clients, and have the opportunity to build relationships with them.” “The firm does a good job of providing interesting work that will help associates grow and develop. Importantly, it helps associates perform above their class level and gain valuable experience.” “I enjoy the caliber of cases at the firm and the type of work we do.”

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O’Melveny achieves landmark courtroom victories and navigates sensitive investigations for our clients.

American Airlines Secured victory in the Ninth Circuit when the appellate court denied an appeal in an age-discrimination case brought by more than 600 flight attendants seeking US$260 million in alleged damages.

Chubb Served as lead counsel of a joint defense group in a victorious bench trial. The court rejected efforts by policyholders to saddle insurers with massive liability for pollution in Los Angeles Harbor caused by pesticide manufacturing.

David Dubin Achieved victory in Dubin v. United States , a case in which the US Supreme Court adopted a narrow view of what constitutes identity theft in the context of health care fraud.

Duke University and Allergan Won a patent-infringement trial involving eyelash-growth drug Latisse. Our team taught jurors enough organic chemistry to make an informed decision without feeling overwhelmed, securing a US$39 million verdict.

Hyundai Motor America and Kia America Representing the automakers in Attorney General investigations of allegations that certain models lacked sufficient anti-theft technology making them “dangerously easy to steal.”

TikTok Obtained dismissal of a putative class action alleging that TikTok “challenges” are causing students to disrupt school programming and damage school property.

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We represent clients on transformational deals across practices and industries.

Alaska Airlines Counseled Alaska on its pending US$1.9 billion acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines. The purchase would allow Alaska to enlarge its strong West Coast network, expand its presence in one of the world’s tourist hot spots, and gain access to Asia.

B. Riley Securities Represented the middle market investment bank as sole bookrunner in an underwritten public offering of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) Series A convertible preferred stock and warrants.

Galatyn Asset Management Represented a Galatyn Asset Management-led consortium of family offices and financial institutions in its US$2 billion acquisition of PureWest Energy, the largest natural gas producer in Wyoming.

Hippocratic AI (a/k/a HealthGPT) Advised the developer of an AI-driven health care information and support service on its US$61 million seed financing. Hippocratic AI’s goal is to use language models to increase health care access, reduce costs, and close the health care skills gap left behind by the pandemic.

Liberty Media Counseled Liberty Media on merging a business unit that controls a majority stake in SiriusXM with the rest of the radio company to create a new publicly listed firm with a simplified ownership structure.

Samsung Advised Samsung Display on its US$218 million acquisition of US listed eMagin, a microdisplay developer. The deal enhances Samsung’s offerings in the AR/ VR space.

The depth of our expertise and the range of our work are considerable, encompassing corporate, regulatory, and litigation matters in the United States and throughout the world. More than 50 practice areas and industry groups are listed on the firm’s website, .

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12 consecutive years on the A-List— a measure of the “best of the best” law firms

2023 Corporate Highlights

Washington, DC Litigation Department of the Year

Appellate Hot List

200+ M&A transactions with a total deal value exceeding US$160 billion 150+ venture and growth capital financings, raising more than US$2 billion for emerging companies ~40 “exits” of venture-backed companies via IPO, sale, or deSPAC, generating nearly US$10 billion in proceeds 60+ private equity transactions with a total deal value of nearly US$20 billion

Law360 Practice Group of the Year Recognitions

• Transportation • Insurance

• Bankruptcy • Product Liability

International Deal Team of the Year

The O’Melveny team’s “strengths lie in their unparalleled fusion of experience, execution, work ethic and their ability to provide clear, actionable advice in complex scenarios.”

“A commanding presence on the world stage”

Global Competition Review Named to the 2024 “GCR 100” list Recognized among the top 100 firms worldwide

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47 90

Tier 1 National Rankings


Tier 1 Regional Rankings


Your Experience

“The partners are very invested in the growth of associates, including ensuring that they receive career building opportunities. The partners are also committed to promoting attorneys internally within the firm.” “There isn’t a singular approach to DE&I at the firm. Rather, a multitude of people speak on the importance of DE&I and are given the opportunity to promote and foster DE&I, resulting in widespread and sustained DE&I engagement year over year.” “I love my job. I love the flexibility and I love who I work with. I feel like I’m a valued member of the team.” “My colleagues are genuinely kind, and take time to get to know me as a person. They are generous with their time, and always seem happy to teach me new things, explain a tricky issue, or answer my questions.”

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At O’Melveny, we know our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion can be a true differentiator and key component of our success. We want our firm to be a place where all people can enjoy a sense of belonging and feel empowered to contribute and grow. Our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy is RISE: Representation | Inclusion | Social Justice | Equity. We RISE to the challenge of making the promise of DE&I real in every aspect of the firm.

One of only 4 law firms to receive Gold status in the CA State Bar’s inaugural DEI Leadership Seal Program, reflecting our execution of 9 of 10 DEI action items


Of the lateral partners who have joined us over the last 5 years, 38% are women or racialized attorneys

Since 2015, approximately 65% of our U.S. new partner promotions have been from historically underrepresented groups (e.g., women, racialized, disabled, and/or LGBTQ+ individuals).

Of the underrepresented attorneys promoted over the last 8 years, over 80% spent all or the majority of their careers at O’Melveny



office managing partners are women or racialized attorneys

Policy Committee

Partner Compensation Committee 43% women, racialized, and LGBTQ+ attorneys

Partner Admissions Committee

9 50% 19%

practice group leaders are women or racial/ ethnic minorities


55% women, racialized and LGBTQ+ attorneys

of our department chairs are racial/ ethnic minorities

women, racialized and LGBTQ+ attorneys

of our partners are racialized lawyers


Our 2024 summer associate class is comprised of 74 summer associates including 10 Coleman Fellows.

55% women or non-binary


11% LGBTQ+


Our 40 Employee Networks provide opportunities for our people to connect on the basis of age and stage, caregiver status, disability, gender, race/ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation/gender identity and social mobility.

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Challenging work for top-tier clients is just the beginning. At O’Melveny, you’ll take on career-defining assignments in a supportive environment that focuses on your development and quality of life.

WELLBEING Living Well. We are dedicated to providing benefits, services, and programs to support all aspects of your wellbeing. Our holistic approach encompasses professional, social, mental, emotional, financial, family, physical, and nutritional health. ABA Pledge Member. We fully support the ABA’s important campaign to raise awareness around and reduce substance abuse and mental health distress in our profession. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Work Advising. Your work advisor facilitates the equitable allocation of work, as well as your professional development. Formal Mentoring. Our formal mentoring programs facilitate relationship-building and complement more informal, organic interactions. Leadership Training. Training at O’Melveny includes customized leadership academies for new associates, midlevel associates, counsel, lateral and newly elected partners, women, and racialized and LGBTQ+ colleagues. Flexibility Options. Our award-winning flexible work program lets you explore reduced workload, flex time, sabbatical, and job sharing options.

SUMMER PROGRAM Interesting Work. Summer associates are paired with an attorney to facilitate substantive assignments. Community Involvement. Summer associates get involved in pro bono matters and volunteer efforts to support our commitment to those in need. Skills Training. Brief writing, oral arguments, deposition techniques, mock deals, and mock negotiations are all part of your immersive training experience. Lasting Bonds. Summers have the opportunity to form a bond and lasting relationship with their mentor. COMMUNICATION Feedback. A structured annual review process with meaningful written reviews and in-person meetings complements informal, real-time feedback, which are guided by our core competencies that help outline expectations by class level. Career Development. Our director of career development provides confidential guidance on all aspects of your career development. Town Halls. Designed to foster open communication and share important information with employees. Upward Reviews. The chance to provide anonymous feedback about the partners and counsel with whom you’ve worked.

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