Co-chair of the Paul, Weiss antitrust practice, Aidan Synnott focuses on high-stakes antitrust litigation, regulatory investigations and merger clearance, as well as bankruptcy and other complex commercial litigation. He has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts and in ADR forums, and frequently represents clients in antitrust investigations by the US and EU governmental agencies.
A fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Aidan has been an associate editor of the Antitrust Law Journal and editorial board member of the American Bar Association’s Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments. He was co-chair of the New York State Bar Association Section of Commercial and Federal Litigation’s Committee on Antitrust and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section. He has been a guest lecturer and speaker at New York University School of Law, the Wharton School and the University of Michigan Law School, and has published extensively in the areas of antitrust and IP law. He is recognised as a leading lawyer for his work in antitrust by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Aidan has been included in Who’s Who Legal: Competition since 2013. Aidan earned his law degrees from the University of Michigan, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and University College Cork, Ireland.