DEIRDRE CARROLL

Associate
Antitrust

EXPERIENCE:

Deirdre Carroll is an associate in the Brussels office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where her practice focuses on all aspects of European competition law, including mergers, counseling, and litigation. She has experience across a wide range of sectors, including information technology, electronics and computer hardware, semiconductors, aviation, basic industries, and mining.

Prior to joining the firm in 2015, she was an intern at the European Commission's DG Competition in the Antitrust—Media unit.

Deirdre is a native English speaker, and she is fluent in Irish and French. She is a recipient of the firm's John Wilson Award, which is presented annually to attorneys who have demonstrated a significant commitment to the firm's pro bono clients.

SELECT REPRESENTATIONS:
  • Air France-KLM in its acquisition of joint control of Virgin Atlantic
  • Coherent in its $940 million acquisition of Rofin-Sinar, and the related divestment of the target's UK-based lasers business before the European Commission
  • Brocade in its acquisition by Broadcom (conditional Phase I approval)
  • Dell in its $76 billion acquisition of EMC
  • Air France-KLM in the implementation of commitments stemming from Article 101 proceedings before the European Commission
  • A client before the UK's CMA in relation to a sector investigation in the construction materials industry
EDUCATION:
  • LL.M., European Legal Studies, College of Europe, Bruges (Belgium), 2015
    Recipient, Scholarship from the Irish Government
  • LL.B, National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland), 2013
    Honours
  • Bachelor of Corporate Law (International), National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland), 2012
    First Class Honours
  • Diploma in EU Law, Université Toulouse 1 Capitole (Erasmus France), 2011
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association
HONORS:
  • Recipient, John Wilson Award for pro bono service, 2017-2018
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of New York
  • Brussels Bar B-List

Contact Information

Rue Montoyer 47
1000 Brussels, Belgium 
Phone | +32 2 274 57 27

Email | Deirdre Carrolldcarroll@wsgr.com


Areas of Expertise

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