Conor Gilligan is a litigation associate in Hughes Hubbard’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a member of the International Trade and International Arbitration practice groups. Conor currently is assisting with the representation of a foreign government in an international trade dispute and is supporting representation of another set of clients in investment treaty arbitrations. Conor also is active in the firm’s pro bono practice and has worked on several pro bono matters, including successfully appealing an adverse Social Security determination before an administrative law judge.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard as an associate, Conor was a summer associate in the firm’s D.C. office and a legal intern for The Exoneration Project.
2018 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Representing the Government of Canada in the CVD, AD, and Injury cases concerning softwood lumber from Canada
Representing Canada in challenges to U.S. findings of subsidies regarding Canadian softwood lumber in the Lumber V dispute
Representing Canada in all NAFTA proceedings before binational panels challenging the Department of Commerce’s CVD and AD determinations in Lumber V
Representing the Colombian Federation of Biofuels in the CVD investigations of ethanol from the United States
Representing the Government of Canada in the CVD case concerning wind towers from Canada
Represented the Chief Operating Officer of CBS Corporation in high-profile dispute and resulting litigation regarding defensive measures to proposed merger
Represented Ukrainian investors in multiple arbitrations against the Russian Federation under the Russia-Ukraine Bilateral Investment Treaty arising out of measures carried out after the Russian annexation of Crimea