Paul Weiss raids O'Melveny for seven partners in NY

May 11, 2011 Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has announced the hire of six to seven transactional partners from the New York office of O’Melveny & Myers. The team of partners will bring along top client Apollo Investment Corporation.

Reports have emerged that the team is composed of three M&A lawyers and three to four financing lawyers, including Gregory Ezring, cochair of O’Melveny’s corporate finance/capital markets practice, and Brad Okun, head of O’Melveny’s tax practice.

As these seven partners walk out the door, another two O’Melveny partners are also making their departure to Weil Gotshal & Manges: private equity adviser Harvey Eisenberg and M&A partner Douglas Ryder.


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