Jones Day gains BP and GM litigator

A litigator who has appeared in Deepwater Horizon and GM ignition switch cases, leads a raft of recent moves in the US, with tax expertise in demand. Commercial litigator Bridget O’Connor has joined Jones Day in Washington, DC, from Kirkland & Ellis, bringing experience of high-profile United States corporate litigation. O’Connor litigates at both state and federal level, including product liability, mass and toxic tort, restructuring, energy and infrastructure cases, as well as class actions. She has also appeared in arbitrations.