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Timothy Cornell

Timothy Cornell


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Timothy 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.

Timothy is the Head of the US Antitrust Practice. He regularly represents clients before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice as well as federal and state courts. His practice spans many sectors including telecommunications, media & telecommunications; financial services; consumer goods & retail; energy & resources; healthcare, life sciences and chemicals; industrials; and transport & logistics.

  • S&P Global on the sale of its pricing and evaluations business to Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)
  • Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola FEMSA on the acquisition of AdeS from Unilver
  • Hearst on a variety of transactions including its purchase of Lagardère, an 80% stake in Litton Entertainment, Milliman Care Guidelines, Kubra Data Transfer, Awesome TV, Complex Media, and continued purchases of Fitch ratings, as well as joint ventures with Verizon and Condé Nast
  • Informa in several transactions in the exhibitions and information spaces
  • Audi, BMW and Daimler on the purchase of Nokia’s HERE business
  • ICAP in the sale of its voice broking business to Tullet Prebon
  • Montagu and Astorg on the US$1.4 billion purchase of Sebia
  • Fresenius on its acquisition of Biosimilar Pipeline business from Merck
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Career and qualifications

  • United States Naval Academy (B.S.) 1992
  • Georgetown University Law School (J.D.) 2000
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2001
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2009
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the District of Columbia 2010
  • Partner since 2015

Professional bodies

  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section