Edward O'Connell

Senior Counsel

I help clients complete complex business deals involving education and communications companies, while navigating the best pathways through the regulatory maze that often accompanies these transactions.

+1 202 776 2639

Edward O'Connell's practice covers a wide variety of M&A, transactional, corporate, financing and securities law matters, with a special focus on higher education institutions and media, communications and entertainment companies, as well as joint ventures between non-profit and for-profit entities in the post-secondary education sector.

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, cum laude, 1983

  • Yale University
    BA, 1977

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia


  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)

  • Federal Communications Bar Association

  • Songwriters Association of Washington

  • Washington Area Music Association

  • ABA, Section on Business Law, Committee on Negotiated Transactions


+1 202 776 2639 office

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400