Asian Lawyer

O'Melveny Sees Wave of Departures in Singapore

Over the past nine months, the Los Angeles-based firm has lost 14 lawyers in its city-state office. Why have so many left, and what does O'Melveny plan to do next?

Firms

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    The firm plans to man the office, which will open next month, with 120 employees by the end of the year, and eventually ramp up to as many as 250 employees within the next three years.

  • Asian Lawyer

    O'Melveny Sees Wave of Departures in Singapore

    By Tom Brennan

    Over the past nine months, the Los Angeles-based firm has lost 14 lawyers in its city-state office. Why have so many left, and what does O'Melveny plan to do next?

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Deals

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Disputes

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  • Asian Lawyer

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People

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