Pro Bono Firm Of 2015: O'Melveny & Myers

Law360, Newark (September 15, 2015, 5:16 PM EDT) -- O’Melveny & Myers attorneys were among those who flocked to the White House for summits in 1962 and 1963 when former President John F. Kennedy called for legal action on the civil rights crisis, spawning a commitment the 130-year-old firm continues to honor today.

It was those summits, held amid the backdrop of police violence against protesters who were inspired by Martin Luther King Jr., that gave rise to the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice. And that meeting of minds subsequently set forth...
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