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M Randall Oppenheimer

O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Partner
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Randy Oppenheimer is the Firmwide Chair of the Litigation Department at O’Melveny & Myers. He has tried cases across the country, and he regularly represents clients in the financial services, investment, energy, and entertainment industries. Mr. Oppenheimer was among the Firm’s partners featured by The American Lawyer when it chose the Firm to receive the Litigation Department of the Year Award in 2004 and, again, when it chose the Firm as a Finalist in 2011. He has been named a member of the Lawdragon “500 Leading Litigators in America,” included in the Chambers USA “National Practice Leaders” directory as a leader in Litigation, and named a “Super Lawyer” in surveys conducted by Law & Politics
Media Inc. While covering one of his trials, The Washington Post reported on what it described as Mr. Oppenheimer’s “razor-sharp intellect . . . [and] dignified delivery” in the courtroom. He has served on the Firm’s Compensation and other committees and was awarded the 2008 O’Melveny & Myers Values Award in recognition of his practice excellence and contributions to the Firm.

Most recently, Mr. Oppenheimer served as lead trial counsel for a major multinational insurance corporation, obtaining a US$236 million dollar recovering for the company on the eve of trial, and lead trial counsel for a major multinational financial services corporation in Federal Court in the Western District of Missouri, defeating claims of undisclosed pension management fees.

Education

University of Chicago, J.D., 1977: Comment Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review
Harvard College, A.B., 1974: summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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