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 Top Performer in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2019.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014, 2013)
2020: Madhu Pocha; 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
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2020: Jamie Butts, Alero Egbe, Andrew Ezekoye, Larson Ishii, Hattie McKinney; 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 (2020, 2019, 2018)
Leadership Summit (2019)
Member: Bradley Butwin