Walter Dellinger > O'Melveny & Myers LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

O'Melveny & Myers LLP
1625 EYE STREET, N.W.
SUITE 500 WEST
WASHINGTON DC 20006
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States

Work Department

Supreme Court & Appellate; Colleges & Universities

Position

Partner

Education

  • Yale University, J.D., 1966: Editor, Yale Law Journal
  • University of North Carolina, B.A., 1963: with honors; John J. Parker Medal for Leadership; Frank Porter Graham Award as Outstanding Senior

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Appellate: courts of appeals / Appellate: supreme courts (states and federal)

(Hall of Fame)

Walter DellingerO’Melveny & Myers LLP

O’Melveny & Myers LLP attracts praise for its ability to ‘collaborate and partner with clients to reach the best outcomes‘. A strong performer nationally, over the past year the group notched up appearances in the US Supreme Court and Federal Circuit as well as various state courts, including Kentucky and California. Department chair Jonathan Hacker secures praise from all quarters for his brief writing and is also highlighted by a longstanding client as ‘the best oral advocate I have seen‘. Hacker recently obtained a successful result for Allied World Assurance before the Kentucky Court of Appeals in an insurance liability case. Michael Dreeben, who serves as co-chair of the white-collar defense and corporate investigations practice, has broad appellate expertise; he recently represented the City of Austin as petitioner before the US Supreme Court in City of Austin, Texas v. Reagan National Advertising of Texas Inc.Rising star partnerAnton Metlitsky, based in New York, is establishing himself as a ‘go-to appellate lawyer for high-risk appeals‘. Metlitsky successfully defended American Airlines before the Fifth Circuit in an ERISA suit. Other names to note include special counsel Jeffrey Fisher, who handles a mix of civil and criminal matters, and seasoned appellate specialist Walter Dellinger. All attorneys are based in Washington DC unless stated otherwise.