Timothy Cornell recently rejoined Clifford Chance as counsel in the US Antitrust Practice. Prior to returning to the firm, he spent the past six years working in the antitrust group at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
Mr. Cornell advises clients on antitrust issues in government civil and criminal investigations, the regulatory review of mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and technology licensing, supply and distribution agreements, joint venture formation, retail pricing issues, horizontal and vertical restraints, private party civil litigation, and the adoption of antitrust best practices.
Mr. Cornell has advocated on behalf of more than two dozen clients before the US Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice, representing transacting parties and parties opposing transactions between their competitors.
Mr. Cornell brings significant experience in assisting clients through government antitrust investigations, representing targets of governmental investigations and non-parties cooperating with the government. He has litigated antitrust and other high profile cases before arbitration panels, and in federal and state courts across the US.
His antitrust representations span numerous industries including banking, healthcare, satellites, energy, automotive, printing, pharmaceutical, media, and fire and security systems.
From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Cornell authored the US section of Global Competition Review's Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
Mr. Cornell obtained his JD from Georgetown Law Center, graduating cum laude, and was the Business Editor for the Law and Policy in International Business Journal. He obtained his BS in Political Science from the US Naval Academy.