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September 29, 1987 | WILLIAM OVEREND, Times Staff Writer
In the lobby of the oldest law firm in Los Angeles hang a half-dozen silk-screen and woodblock prints by a leading Japanese artist--a sign of the legal world's growing interest in the treasures of the Orient. A more obvious indication of that interest, however, was a recent trip to Japan by Warren Christopher, who returned with government approval to open a small branch office for O'Melveny & Myers in Tokyo.
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February 14, 2014 | By Richard Verrier
David White, the national executive director of SAG-AFTRA, could be headed to the National Basketball Players Assn. White, 45, is a leading candidate to become executive director of the NBA Players Assn., two people familiar with the matter said.  SAG-AFTRA declined to comment on the situation, which was first reported by Yahoo Sports on Friday. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll         White has been interviewed by NBA Player Assn. President and Clippers star Chris Paul and by the executive committee's members, sources said.
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BUSINESS
September 15, 2005 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
Venerable Los Angeles law firm O'Melveny & Myers has sold its Bunker Hill headquarters building to a New York real estate company, the parties announced Wednesday. Tishman Speyer paid about $250 million for the 26-story tower at 400 S. Hope St. that is known as Mellon Bank Center. O'Melveny & Myers, founded in 1885, was an original partner in the development of the property, built in 1982.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 2012 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before flying to Russia to join the Pussy Riot protests. The Skinny: This was a long week and yet I can't remember one thing about it. Isn't aging wonderful? Friday's headlines include profiles of Marvel chief Ike Perlmutter, previews of the weekend box office and a chat with Robert Pattinson (I'm trying to score more young female readers). Daily Dose: Mark Easton, the deputy general counsel atWarner Bros., is exiting the studio after just over a year there to return to O'Melveny & Myers as a partner specializing in sports and media as well as mergers and acquisitions.
NEWS
November 15, 1988 | STEPHEN BRAUN, Times Staff Writer
Harry Lippincott Dunn, senior retired partner at the Los Angeles law firm of O'Melveny & Myers and a pioneer of American student exchange programs, died Sunday at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. Dunn, whose death was attributed to natural causes, was 94.
BUSINESS
March 24, 2000 | MARC BALLON, Marc Ballon covers small business and entrepreneurial issues for The Times. He can be reached at (714) 966-7439 and at marc.ballon@latimes.com
Law firm O'Melveny & Myers, positioning itself to take advantage of the high-tech boom, is setting up shop amid one of the largest concentrations of technology businesses in Southern California--the Irvine Spectrum. The new Spectrum office, with about 2,500 high-tech neighbors, is scheduled to open early in April. It initially will be staffed by 10 attorneys but is expected to grow to 30 attorneys within the next two years, said O'Melveny partner Brett Williamson.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 18, 1992 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A prestigious Los Angeles law firm's work on behalf of the city and a private company on the possible lease or sale of Los Angeles International Airport has raised concerns about a potential conflict of interest. On Monday, the Los Angeles Airport Commission asked for more information from the O'Melveny & Myers law firm to determine whether it is proper for the firm to represent Lockheed Air Terminal Inc. in its bid to lease the airport.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1992 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal appellate court in Los Angeles reinstated a malpractice lawsuit Monday against California's fifth-largest law firm for its work on two real estate syndications for now-defunct American Diversified Savings Bank in Costa Mesa. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's pretrial dismissal of a suit brought against O'Melveny & Myers by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., acting as receiver for the savings and loan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 2002 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Unified School District lost its malpractice suit Thursday against the prestigious law firm that advised the district on construction of the Belmont Learning Complex, the $200-million high school still unfinished because of environmental worries. A Superior Court judge said that some of the district's allegations of legal malpractice were unfounded and others could not be proven one way or another.
NEWS
December 2, 1999 | BETH SHUSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Determined to defend itself against damaging malpractice allegations, O'Melveny & Myers, the city's oldest blue-chip law firm, has hired a well-connected political consulting group to convince nervous politicians and a skeptical public that the controversial Belmont Learning Complex should be built despite its potentially hazardous site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 2006 | Michelle Keller, Times Staff Writer
For many students in the Los Angeles Unified School District, making it to a school like Stanford, Harvard or Berkeley is a distant hope. Even if they break through the tough admission standards, high tuition fees can be a major obstacle for economically disadvantaged families. On Friday, 10 high-achieving sophomores came closer to realizing their dreams. The teenagers from low-income families were selected by the L.A.
BUSINESS
May 19, 2006 | Molly Selvin, Times Staff Writer
Daniel M. Petrocelli and his Century City law firm probably won't be fully compensated for their work defending Jeffrey K. Skilling, as the former Enron Corp. chief executive appears to have exhausted his defense fund. But the payoff down the road could be well worth it, even if Skilling is convicted. The decision to defend Skilling is seen as a business move by Petrocelli and his firm, O'Melveny & Myers, to burnish their reputation and expertise in white-collar criminal defense.
BUSINESS
September 15, 2005 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
Venerable Los Angeles law firm O'Melveny & Myers has sold its Bunker Hill headquarters building to a New York real estate company, the parties announced Wednesday. Tishman Speyer paid about $250 million for the 26-story tower at 400 S. Hope St. that is known as Mellon Bank Center. O'Melveny & Myers, founded in 1885, was an original partner in the development of the property, built in 1982.
BUSINESS
July 3, 2002 | LISA GIRION, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles-based law firm O'Melveny & Myers on Tuesday joined the merger trend sweeping the legal profession, announcing its intention to combine its practice with that of New York-based O'Sullivan, a boutique firm specializing in private equity work. If approved by partners at both firms, the new practice would have more than 800 lawyers, bolstering its position as one of the largest in the country. O'Melveny saw profit rise 34% last year on 17% growth in revenue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 2002 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Unified School District lost its malpractice suit Thursday against the prestigious law firm that advised the district on construction of the Belmont Learning Complex, the $200-million high school still unfinished because of environmental worries. A Superior Court judge said that some of the district's allegations of legal malpractice were unfounded and others could not be proven one way or another.
BUSINESS
March 24, 2000 | MARC BALLON, Marc Ballon covers small business and entrepreneurial issues for The Times. He can be reached at (714) 966-7439 and at marc.ballon@latimes.com
Law firm O'Melveny & Myers, positioning itself to take advantage of the high-tech boom, is setting up shop amid one of the largest concentrations of technology businesses in Southern California--the Irvine Spectrum. The new Spectrum office, with about 2,500 high-tech neighbors, is scheduled to open early in April. It initially will be staffed by 10 attorneys but is expected to grow to 30 attorneys within the next two years, said O'Melveny partner Brett Williamson.
NEWS
September 17, 1999 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Board of Education voted Thursday to file a malpractice lawsuit against the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers, alleging professional negligence in the representation of the school district on the environmentally plagued Belmont Learning Complex. The unanimous decision to sue was the board's first reaction to an investigative report that sharply criticized the firm and recommended disciplinary action against nine district employees and legal action against five district contractors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1987
Regarding O'Melveny & Myers: It is a wonder they can see the forest through their fees . . . . MARIAN STEWART Sherman Oaks
BUSINESS
December 15, 1999 | JAMES FLANIGAN
Recognizing that the Internet spells new and needed opportunity for big law firms, O'Melveny & Myers is building a high-technology practice--often taking stock in lieu of legal fees. The move by O'Melveny, a major Los Angeles firm, confirms Southern California's growing status as a center for venture capital and technology companies.
NEWS
December 2, 1999 | BETH SHUSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Determined to defend itself against damaging malpractice allegations, O'Melveny & Myers, the city's oldest blue-chip law firm, has hired a well-connected political consulting group to convince nervous politicians and a skeptical public that the controversial Belmont Learning Complex should be built despite its potentially hazardous site.
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