OMelveny & Myers hired two transactions lawyers, Kenneth Yellen and Demetrios Xistris in the firms investment funds and securitization practice. Yellen joins the firms Washington, DC office as partner, and Xistris join the firms New York office as senior counsel.
Yellen and Xistris are the most recent additions to OMelvenys rapidly growing finance practice area. The firm hired Neil Campbell, a structured finance partner in Hong Kong earlier this year. Finance and restructuring partner Huey Yann Thong, who has securitization deal experience, joined OMelvenys new Singapore office in August. Additionally, counsel Bronwen May focuses on derivatives in the Hong Kong office.