Maeve O’Connor is a litigation partner whose practice focuses on securities litigation, including class and derivative actions; fiduciary duty litigation; merger and acquisition litigation and counseling; and complex commercial litigation. She is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 US. She is also recognized as a "Litigation Star" and as one of the "Top 250 Women in Litigation" in the IFLR Benchmark Litigation Guide. She is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to joining Debevoise, Ms. O’Connor served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable H. Lee Sarokin, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. O’Connor received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal. She obtained her B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.