Christian O’Connell is a member of the Firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group, and has extensive experience in international corporate law and cross-border transactions. Mr. O'Connell is also a member of the Firm's French Initiative, which provides special counsel to French companies doing business in the US and Canada, as well as to North American companies doing business in France. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie's Washington, DC office, he practiced in the Paris office of another international firm.
Mr. O’Connell regularly advises US, European, Asian and African companies in a wide range of international business, financing and capital markets transactions. These include corporate mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure and project financings, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and commercial distribution arrangements.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association - Member
- New York State Bar Association - Member
- Bar Association of the District of Columbia - Member
- French American Chamber of Commerce - Member
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit~United States (2003)
District of Columbia~United States (1999)
New York~United States (1998)
American University, Washington College of Law
(J.D. magna cum laude)
University of Paris X (Nanterre)
(Diploma European Legal Studies)
University of Notre Dame
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