Biography

Elizabeth Lemond McKeen, Managing Partner of O’Melveny’s Newport Beach office and the Co-Chair of the Financial Services Practice, represents mortgage lenders, servicers, banks, credit reporting agencies, and other financial services institutions in their most high-stakes matters. Liz handles complex civil litigation, including class actions, regulatory enforcement actions, qui tam matters and appeals. In addition to litigation, Liz provides strategic regulatory and compliance counseling, with deep expertise in the areas of fair lending, consumer bankruptcy, mortgage origination and servicing, and foreclosure-related matters.

The Daily Journal selected Liz as a “Top Woman Lawyer” in 2016, and Law360 named her as one of five Rising Stars Under 40 nationwide in the field of class actions.

In addition to being frequently quoted by publications, including the New York Times, Liz is a frequent speaker on emerging trends in class action litigation, including defense strategies in actions involving fair lending, mortgage and credit transactions.