Typical Partner material for visionary global law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP by virtue of her unique and atypical talents, communication and litigation skills, and experience, Suzzanne Uhland has thrived at the firm. She focuses on such practice areas as bankruptcy law, distressed acquisitions and mergers, business restructuring, and credit-financing transactions. O’Melveny & Myers, recognized for its expertise across a wide spectrum of areas and industries, attracts the best attorneys, such as Suzzanne Uhland and former top government officials, including former United States Secretary of State Warren Christopher, now deceased. The firm includes approximately 800 lawyers in 15 offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Sharing their depth of knowledge with each other, O’Melveny & Myers attorneys provide added value to their clients. Suzzanne Uhland, for instance, often works with the firm’s transactional attorneys in structuring transactions and bankruptcy cases. She also can share her experience in health care financings, real estate, retail, and technology. The firm’s dozens of litigation areas range from tax controversies and antitrust to energy, entertainment, insurance, and labor and employment. Transactional cases cover mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, international trade, investment funds, and numerous other areas.
O’Melveny & Myers provides a good fit for Suzzanne Uhland and other top attorneys who value diversity, community support, and environmental responsibility. Five years ago, the law firm established the Women’s Initiative and Women’s Leadership Academy to enable women to discuss issues important to them and voice opinions within the firm and the profession. O’Melveny & Myers provides considerable pro bono services, including more than 83,000 hours valued at US$40 million in 2010 alone. The Green Office Initiative concentrates on reducing the company’s impact on the global environment. The National Legal Aid & Defender Association recognized O’Melveny & Myers in 2011 with the Beacon of Justice Award.