Appellate Group Of The Year: O'Melveny

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 6:47 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling narrowing the scope of the honest services law in the case of former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling is among the headline-making victories that earned O'Melveny & Myers LLP a spot among Law360's Appellate Groups of 2010.

The high court's unanimous June ruling in the Skilling case fundamentally reshaped the honest services law, which had been used by prosecutors for years in criminal cases involving corporate executives and politicians.

The justices sided with O'Melveny's argument that the statute, which prohibits schemes...
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