Clare O Brien

Clare O’Brien regularly advises major US and international clients on their public and private mergers and acquisition transactions, including public company restructurings, joint ventures and large public transactions. She also provides counsel on corporate law questions, including corporate governance matters.

Ms. O’Brien has been consistently acknowledged as a leading M&A lawyer and has received a “Dealmaker of the Year” award by The American Lawyer.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Ms. O’Brien worked with the law firm of Brady & Tarpey, P.C., where her practice included cross-border corporate transactions, litigation and domestic relations. She began her legal career at the Irish law firm of Eugene F. Collins & Son.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Mergers & Acquisitions, 2) State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds and 3) Corporate Governance
Law School Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (Irish Roll of Solicitors), 1985
Education Trinity College, Dublin, (B.A. 1982)
Most recent firm Shearman & Sterling LLP
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