Edward O'Connell

Retired Partner

Edward O'Connell is a retired partner of Cooley.

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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