Table of contents

When I started this website in 2017, I never imagined it would grow this large. I'm not a for-profit writer, the kind obligated to produce articles every week. I only write when I hear of something troubling related to O'Melveny, and then only if there is no risk of violating defamation law. But the website has now grown so large that I guess it needs a table of contents. Any way, I hope this work helps people seeking information about this law firm.

  1. Introduction and summary

  2. Elon Musk tried to destroy a government lawyer who did his job instead of "monetizing government"

  3. Winners and losers in America's opioid era

  4. O'Melveny's suspicious "independent investigation" prompts a coordinated response

  5. Bimal Patel got his money at PayPal

  6. New rape accusation shows why O'Melveny's "independent investigations" aren't trustworthy

  7. O'Melveny embarrasses their client with a reportedly "absurd" letter

  8. Why I can't expand this site beyond O'Melveny & Myers

  9. O'Melveny's generous perquisites

  10. After relying on O'Melveny, California's governor gets blamed for a needless two billion dollar loss

  11. O'Melveny's friend Thomas Barrack got arrested for doing something ingrained in O'Melveny's culture

  12. McDermott, Will & Emery shows how easy it is to game Vault's "best firm to work for" award

  13. Follow-up to the Brian Brooks and Bitcoin post

  14. Brad Butwin's Jewish privilege

  15. Brian Brooks used his position in government to boost Bitcoin, and I'm curious to see how this plays out

  16. O'Melveny tried to stifle anti-corruption laws

  17. Another example of reporters fixing wrongdoing in the legal system

  18. What it means to "think like a lawyer," and the COVID-19 pandemic

  19. A dark profession

  20. O'Melveny hopes its clients get sued

  21. Favoring the children of prominent people

  22. Old tale; new tactics, victims and weapons

  23. O’Melveny chose not to stop racist comments about a judge, and partners "dating" associates

  24. "Top-ranked" restructuring partner gets recruited to O'Melveny; leaves two months later

  25. O'Melveny lawyer threatened scientists in a way that had "life-and-death consequences"

  26. O'Melveny's human resources

  27. O'Melveny's Brad Butwin lies about coronavirus pay cuts

  28. Law students complain that O'Melveny's Vault rankings are misleading

  29. The Mansfield Rule and the lucrative world of law firm diversity marketing

  30. O'Melveny hires attorney accused of mistreatment at his prior firm

  31. Another case in which O’Melveny fights alleged Chinese torture victims

  32. Monetizing government positions

  33. Attorney joins O'Melveny, loses her health and her child, and O'Melveny's benefit provider is fighting her disability claim

  34. The feast or famine life of an O’Melveny partner

  35. Allen & Overy walks away from O'Melveny merger

  36. This blog's web address

  37. O'Melveny's revenue-obsessed lawyers might not give the best advice

  38. Subjective, false and misleading

  39. Did O'Melveny ruin Vault's honor system?

  40. O'Melveny's opioid "pipeline"

  41. Giving up revenue to help opioid victims

  42. O'Melveny's values

  43. An O'Melveny alumnus gets arrested while negotiating an "independent investigation" retainer

  44. O'Melveny shows off money they made off of an alleged rape victim's misery

  45. Does an O'Melveny lawyer's profit motive interfere? (Please let me tell you about "margin")

  46. Please feel free to contact me if you need help

  47. CBS's accused sexual assaulter hires O'Melveny

  48. O'Melveny & Myers and Allen & Overy -- two firms that reportedly enabled Harvey Weinstein's sexual assaults -- are about to merge

  49. How O'Melveny reportedly whitewashed sexual harassment at Lions Gate

  50. Which law firms lie on their Vault self-reports? Here is a way to find out

  51. Another threatening letter from O'Melveny

  52. More whitewashing

  53. Why I created this blog, and how to reach me

  54. The late Judge Reinhardt's time at O'Melveny

  55. O'Melveny's sexual harassment investigations

  56. O'Melveny reportedly threatened one of Harvey Weinstein's victims

  57. You had to pretend a lot

  58. Vault tells minorities to join shrinking and demographically stagnant firms

  59. Don't complain about torture or discrimination to Bank of America's General Counsel David Leitch

  60. O'Melveny's threatening letter

  61. O'Melveny & Myers and mandatory arbitration and nondisclosure agreements