O’Melveny & Myers promotes seven to partnership

O’Melveny & Myers has made up seven partners in its annual round of promotions.

O’Melveny & Myers has made up seven partners in its annual round of promotions.

The promotions were all made across the firm’s offices in Los Angeles, New York, Newport Beach and San Francisco, and include lawyers in the firm’s securities litigation, M&A, financial services and corporate finance practices.

Chair Arthur Culvahouse said: “The members of our new partner class possess the exceptional legal skills, client dedication, and commitment to our values that are the hallmarks of O’Melveny & Myers. Representing a variety of practice areas, they also are a testament to the firm’s great depth and breadth of talent.”

The new partners are:

Allen Burton, securities litigation, New York

Brian Finnegan, M&A, New York

Adam Karr, labour and employment, Newport Beach

Elizabeth Lemond McKeen, financial services, Newport Beach

Matt Powers, class actions, mass torts and insurance litigation, San Francisco

Dawn Sestito, business trial and litigation, Los Angeles

Eric Sibbitt, corporate finance/capital markets, San Francisco