Damali Taylor is an accomplished trial lawyer with significant trial experience. She is a former federal prosecutor who advises clients on white collar, securities, and civil litigation matters, as well as criminal, congressional, internal, and regulatory investigations. She has tried more than 20 jury trials, defended against hundreds of pretrial motions, led dozens of grand jury investigations and presentations, and conducted more than 100 court hearings.
Before rejoining O’Melveny as a partner, Damali spent six years as a federal prosecutor at the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of California. Most recently, Damali served as the Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime Strike Force Section. As a federal prosecutor, Damali handled complex fraud, racketeering, money laundering, tax, and homicide cases. Prior to her tenure as an Assistant US Attorney, Damali served as an Assistant District Attorney in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office from 2009-2011.