Alison Finneran

Associate Washington, D.C.
Alison Finneran
Alison Finneran is an associate in Weil’s Antitrust/Competition practice group. Her practice focuses on regulatory approval for U.S. and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, civil litigation, compliance counseling, and cartel investigations. Ms. Finneran has worked with domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries, including energy, pharmaceuticals, insurance, audiovisual services and industrial/manufacturing. She concentrates her pro bono efforts on representing asylum seekers.

Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Finneran served as a judicial law clerk at the Washington County Circuit Court for Maryland, and as a law clerk in the antitrust department of a major oil and gas company. During law school, she served as an antitrust legal consultant at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Office of International Affairs, where she worked on International Competition Network (ICN) matters. Additionally, Ms. Finneran was an International Trade Intern with the U.S. Export Assistance Center at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she counseled corporations concerning trade requirements and regulations, as well as drafted briefs on trade law in various countries.

Ms. Finneran received her LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center. She earned her J.D. in European Economic Law and her LL.B. in International and European Law from the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. Ms. Finneran is a native speaker of both English and French.

Key Representations

  • Represented oil major Total on antitrust aspects of its $3.9 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum’s Mozambique LNG assets.
  • Represented Blackstone Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PSAV, a global AV and event technology services provider, in its acquisition of Encore Event Technologies. Weil obtained unconditional clearance from the FTC.
  • Represented Brookfield/Westinghouse Electric Company on the antitrust aspects of its acquisition of Rolls-Royce’s North American civil nuclear services businesses.