The Vault Review


  • “Flexibility”
  • “Ability to work on leanly staffed teams”
  • “Open-door atmosphere”


  • “Bureaucracy”
  • “Sink or swim atmosphere”
  • “The lack of partnership opportunities, particularly on the transactional side”

The Buzz

  • “Great entertainment and sports practice”
  • “Very collegial despite working crazy hours”
  • “Gunners”
  • “California-based”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: O'Melveny earns high marks from associates for its impressive pro bono program, in-house career counseling and unique culture made up of quirky West Coast types. Still, some associates warn against mistaking this for a "lifestyle" firm: they put in the...

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