Partner and Chair, O'Melveny & Myers LLP


Bradley Butwin is one of the top commercial litigators in New York. Since becoming chair of O’Melveny & Myers, he has helped lead the firm’s litigation department to high honors. Bradley also won the NYC Bar’s Thurgood Marshall Award for getting a wrongly-convicted man off death row.

O’Melveny & Myers has 33 employee network groups and partners with organizations like the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the National LGBT Bar Association. The firm has been recognized for its international mentoring program and as a best place to work for LGBT equality. O’Melveny was a named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013, 2014, and 2015. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014, 2013)
Fellows nominated:
2019: Dimitri Portnoy; 2018: Leah Godesky; 2017: Will Pao; 2016: Cassandra Seto; 2015: Danielle C. Gray; 2014: Carlos M. Lazatin; 2013: Aparna B. Joshi; 2012: Catalina Joos Vergara; 2011: Sean A. Monroe

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2019: Samantha Goldstein; 2018: Tristan Morales; 2017: Nidhi Geevarghese; 2016: Jeremy Tran; 2015: Helen Hwang, Janet Kim 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2019:Sean Brennan, Avery Hitchcock, Ashley Ifeadike; 2018: Damilola Gbenga Arowolaju, Desmond Siadat, Michelle Zhang; 2017: Melanie Carter, Vanessa Guerrero, Simon Hedlin, Anton Lesaca; 2015: Maybelline Mena-Hadyka; 2014: Sharon Song; 2013: Sanessa Griffiths, Daniel Kiang, Joshua Lee; 2012: Hana Chen

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013

Annual Meeting (2018)
Leadership Summit (2019)

Member: Bradley Butwin

Diversity Professionals: Mary Ellen Connerty, Darin Snyder, Sarah Stoeckel

Communications: Majory Appel, Christine Till, Piper Hall