• College of William & Mary, B.A. (2010) cum laude
  • University of Virginia, J.D. (2017)


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Connor Ahearn


Connor Ahearn is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Group. Connor’s practice involves counseling clients on a wide range of antitrust issues, including compliance with the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, identifying and coordinating foreign merger control filings, and evaluating and advising on competitive issues associate with mergers, acquisitions, and competitor collaborations.

Connor’s recent experiences include:

  • Representing United Technologies in connection with its $135 billion merger with The Raytheon Company, which The Deal named its 2020 "Deal of the Year," its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins, and its $16.5 billion acquisition of Goodrich.
  • Advising DuPont De Nemours on international merger control notification obligations. 
  • Representing Gwinnett Health System in its merger with Northside Hospital.
  • Representing United Technologies in its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins.

Before attending law school, Connor worked in federal government affairs, helping non-profits, higher education institutions, and businesses navigate Congress and federal agencies in order to advance their goals.

Connor received his J.D. from the University of Virginia, where he was on the editorial board of the Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. Connor double majored in economics and government at the College of William and Mary, where he graduated cum laude.

Connor is an active member of the Crowell & Moring LGBT Affinity Group


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia

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