Eileen M. O’Connor, Esq., is counsel in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in its Washington, D.C. office. Ms. O’Connor specializes in high profile cases for companies and individuals, helping in the handling of securities and accounting fraud cases, contract disputes, product liability, internal investigations, congressional investigations and international commercial litigation. She is a 24-year veteran journalist with experience working for ABC News and CNN in London, Moscow, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. After serving as CNN bureau chief in Moscow, she was a White House correspondent and national correspondent covering the Clinton administration. Ms. O’Connor, who left CNN at the end of 2001 to pursue a law degree and help start the Legal Crisis Communications practice at a Washington, D.C. law firm, is the editor and a frequent contributor to the Legal Crisis Strategies Blog covering topics on crisis management and prevention. She has also served as the president of the International Center for Journalists.