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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

655 FIFTEENTH STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20005, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 879 5000
Fax:
Fax +1 202 879 5200
Web:
www.kirkland.com

Cormac Connor

Tel:
Work +1 202-879-5060
Email:
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Cormac Connor is a trial lawyer and litigator with experience in a wide variety of criminal and civil litigation matters. His experience at the Firm includes representing BP in connection with government investigations and related litigation resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill. Cormac has also assisted clients in a variety of industries, including, pharmaceuticals, automotive, chemical manufacturing, and textiles as they manage and respond to government criminal and civil investigations. Cormac has assisted clients with investigations by agencies including the Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Office of Foreign Asset Control and National Credit Union Administration pertaining to allegations including mail and wire fraud, embezzlement, accounting fraud, procurement fraud, criminal antitrust, obstruction of justice, import/export and customs violations.

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2002; Davidson College, B.A., History, 1995


United States: Antitrust

Cartel

Within: Cartel

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a strong choice for criminal and civil US and cross-border investigations, as well as follow-on damages actions. James Mutchnik in Chicago and Cormac Connor acted for global chemicals manufacturer Geo Specialty Chemicals in a DOJ investigation into an alleged price-fixing and customer allocation conspiracy. Other active practitioners include Daniel Laytin, San Francisco-based Eliot Adelson and Los Angeles-based Tammy Tsoumas. Katherine Rocco and Yi-Chin Ho joined respectively from Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York and Latham & Watkins LLP in Los Angeles, while Matthew Reilly joined from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

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