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O'Melveny & Myers LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 634
  • Gross Revenues: $689,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,085,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,760,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

O'Melveny & Myers is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, O'Melveny & Myers has 634 attorneys and is the 63rd largest firm in the United States.  With $689,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 47th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2015 Global 100 survey, O'Melveny & Myers ranked as the 57th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, NJ, NY and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 47 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 47 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 60 -8 Lawyer head count
The A-List 9 -7 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 18 -6 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 35 -10 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 27 87 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 30 8 Summer programs

In the News

Panel Temporarily Halts Hudson River Floating Park

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 08, 2016

The First Department has halted until at least September construction of the "Pier 55" project, a 2.4-acre park on a platform over the Hudson River off Manhattan.

Ninth Circuit Affirms Nosal Computer Crime Conviction in Key CFAA Ruling

Ross Todd : The Recorder : July 05, 2016

In a closely watched case interpreting the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a panel ruled that former Korn/Ferry recruiter David Nosal broke the law when he accessed a proprietary system using a borrowed password.

George Riley, Lawyer to Apple and Jobs, Was Prolific Beyond Tech Scene

Rebecca Cohen : The Recorder : July 01, 2016

The O'Melveny & Myers partner who helped define Apple's legal strategy and personally represented Steve Jobs died June 8.

Deal Watch: Morgan Lewis Makes Work for BASF

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2016

From industrial chemicals to traffic cones, one of the last weeks of spring provided a plethora of transactional opportunities for dozens of Am Law 100 firms.

'Unfair' Judge in Trump University Litigation Has Issued Key Rulings Favoring Both Sides

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : June 14, 2016

A review of Judge Gonzalo Curiel's rulings in the litigation surrounding Trump University shows that in several instances the judge—who has been blasted as "unfair" by the Republican's presumptive nominee for president—has made rulings in favor of the mogul and reality TV star turned politician.

Judges Reject Bid to Broaden Attorney-Client Privilege Rule

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : June 10, 2016

A divided Court of Appeals has rejected a broadening of the common-interest exception to attorney-client privilege, ruling that it may not be invoked to protect from discovery documents that have been shared with third parties unless the materials are related to pending or anticipated litigation.

Synopsys Calls Out Heavy Hitters for Federal Circuit Showdown

Scott Graham : The Recorder : June 10, 2016

Orrick's E. Joshua Rosenkranz argued that lost profits damages must be apportioned. Sidley's Carter Phillips argued a companion case on patent eligibility.

Lawmaker: If Persky Stays in Seat, Bench May Pay Price

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : June 09, 2016

Warning that the judical branch may otherwise face "very tough scrutiny," Assemblyman Mike Gatto urges judge in Stanford sex assault to resign.

Feds Seek Stay From Hanen

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 06, 2016

The U.S. Justice Department last week "emphatically" struck back at a Texas federal trial judge who imposed sanctions for alleged attorney misconduct in a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's immigration policies.