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    Leading Antitrust Attorney and Litigator Eamon O’Kelly Joins Arent Fox in New York

    March 29, 2012

    NEW YORK – MARCH 29, 2012 – Arent Fox LLP today announced that Eamon O’Kelly has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's litigation and antitrust practice groups.

    Mr. O’Kelly’s practice focuses on antitrust, complex commercial litigation, arbitration, and contract disputes. He advises in the preparation and trial of complex cases, including jury trials, as well as the representation of clients in connection with US Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state attorney general investigations.

    “We are very pleased to welcome Eamon to Arent Fox,” said Michael Blass, the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. “He is an excellent litigator with significant experience in representing and counseling clients in a wide variety of industries, including the health care, pharmaceutical, banking, insurance, and telecommunications industries. Our clients will benefit enormously from having access to Eamon’s outstanding legal skill and abilities.”

    “Eamon O’Kelly is a versatile and highly respected attorney with a remarkable background,” said Arent Fox Chairman Mark Katz. “He adds significant depth to our firm’s strong litigation and antitrust practices.”

    Prior to joining Arent Fox, Eamon was a partner at a prominent New York law firm, serving as co-chair of the firm’s antitrust practice. He has also held senior business positions at Allied Irish Banks and Irish America Magazine. He is active in the leadership of the American Bar Association Antitrust Section. He also serves on the executive committee of the Antitrust Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. Additionally, he was a member of the editorial board of the ABA State Antitrust Practice and Statutes Handbook, Fourth Edition.

    Mr. O’Kelly received his JD degree from New York University Law School. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Fordham University.