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O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Phone: (213) 430-6000


Employer Type: Private
Chairman: Bradley J. Butwin
Hiring Partner: Allen Burton

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 750

Base Salary

U.S. offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Associate Offers

70 out of 70 (2018)

Major Office Locations

Los Angeles, CA (Century City)
Los Angeles, CA (Downtown)
New York, NY
Newport Beach, CA
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC
Hong Kong

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust and Competition
Capital Markets
Consumer Class Actions
Corporate Finance
Distressed Company and Bankruptcy Litigation
Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions
Electronic Discovery and Document Retention
Emerging Technology
Environment and Natural Resources
Entertainment, Sports and Media
ERISA Litigation
Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
Financial Services
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Health Care
Insurance and Reinsurance
Intellectual Property and Technology
International Trade
International Arbitration
Investment Adviser Regulation and Compliance
Investment Funds
Labor and Employment
Life Sciences
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public Policy and Political Strategy
Product Liability and Mass Torts
Project and Infrastructure Finance and Development
Real Estate
Securities Litigation
Technology Transactions
Trial Litigation
White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations