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O’Melveny & Myers has promoted one lawyer to its partnership in London and one in Asia as part of a six-strong global promotions round.
The London-based promotion sees counsel Daniel Quinn promoted to partnership in the US firm’s investment funds practice, while transactional lawyer Wenseng Pan has been promoted to partnership in the firm’s Shanghai office.
Medical doctor turned lawyer Houman Ehsan has also been promoted to the firm’s partnership, where he will continue to focus on health care litigation from the firm’s Los Angeles office.
The remaining promotions come across the firm’s US offices and include lawyers from the firm’s white-collar crime, insurance litigation and compensation and employee benefits practices.
Asia is an area of growth for the US firm, which became one of the latest to land on the ground in Seoul after receiving approval for a foreign legal consultant office from the Korean Ministry of Justice last month (13 November 2012).