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

  2. After relying on O'Melveny, California's governor gets blamed for costing wildfire victims billions of dollars

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

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

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

  6. Brad Butwin's Jewish privilege

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

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

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

  10. What it means to "think like a lawyer"

  11. A dark profession

  12. O'Melveny can't make money if its clients don't get sued

  13. Favoring the children of prominent people

  14. Old tale; new tactics, victims and weapons

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

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

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

  18. O'Melveny's human resources

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

  20. Vulgar lawyers at O'Melveny

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

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

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

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

  25. Monetizing government positions

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

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

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

  29. This blog's web address

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

  31. Subjective, false and misleading

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

  33. O'Melveny's opioid "pipeline"

  34. Giving up revenue to help opioid victims

  35. O'Melveny's values

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  44. Another threatening letter from O'Melveny

  45. More whitewashing

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

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

  48. O'Melveny's sexual harassment investigations

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

  50. You had to pretend a lot

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

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

  53. O'Melveny's threatening letter

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