Leading international law firm, WilmerHale, are pleased to announce the elevation of Cormac O’Daly to partner. The Washington headquartered firm have announced a number of promotions recently across their offices in the US, Europe and Asia.
Cormac O’Daly will be primarily based in London, practicing in the Antitrust/Competition sector and specialising in Regulatory and Government Affairs. Before joining WilmerHale, Mr. O’Daly was an associate in the competition department of a leading firm in London, and also worked as a stagiaire and référendaire to Advocate General Fennelly at the European Court of Justice.
In 2018, Cormac O’Daly was announced as the winner of Global Competition Review’s “Litigation of the year-Cartel Defence” category, for his work on a UK Air Cargo cartel damages case.
Mr. O’Daly advises on a wide range of EU and UK competition law issues, including merger control, cartels and related litigation, licensing and other vertical and horizontal agreements, other potentially restrictive practices and alleged abuses of market power.
He regularly advises on areas at the convergence of competition and intellectual property laws.
Mr. O’Daly’s clients have ranged from software companies, hardware manufacturers, oil and gas producers, companies appealing fines imposed by the European Commission (including Wabco in its fine reduction of over € 200 million and Guardian in its reduction of over € 44 million), companies seeking merger approval, and trade associations.
Mr. O’Daly also advises on and files notifications under the UK’s National Security and Investment Act and is a member of the firm’s Brexit Group, advising on the consequences of the UK having left the European Union.