Garo Hoplamazian

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

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New York 10036 NY US

Garo Hoplamazian regularly represents banks, financial institutions, and large corporations in connection with complex commercial cases in state and federal courts throughout the country. He also advises corporations and individuals on regulatory, enforcement, and business matters. He frequently counsels clients with respect to internal and government investigations, including investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Garo also devotes significant time to the Firm’s pro bono efforts. His recent pro bono work includes being lead litigation counsel for a wrongful death suit against the City of New York on behalf of inmate who committed suicide in jail and representing a Jamaican refuge applying for asylum and fleeing persecution and death threats based on his sexual orientation.


  • Representing the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority in Title III restructuring proceedings in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s unprecedented bankruptcy.
  • Conducting an internal review of a national managed-care organization’s compliance with Medicare Advantage risk-adjustment reimbursement rules.
  • Representing a major financial institution in complex commercial litigation involving successor-liability claims in state and federal courts around the country.
  • Representing the estate of an inmate who committed suicide in jail in a wrongful death suit against the City of New York.
  • Represented Samsung in litigation and arbitration involving patent-licensing contractual dispute with Microsoft that led to a favorable settlement.
  • Representing three hedge funds in a contractual dispute with GeoResources, Inc. regarding the company’s compliance with the terms of a warrant agreement.
  • Represented a financial institution in connection with an investigation into its brokers’ compliance with securities laws.
  • Representing individual in investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding alleged accounting fraud.
  • Represented major financial institution in investigation by the New York Department of Financial Services and other state regulators around the country regarding alleged fraud.


  • New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US Court of Appeals, First and Second Circuits


  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, B.S.E., Computer Science: summa cum laude


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