Steptoe senior counselor and former European Union Ambassador to the United States David O'Sullivan is featured in the July/August issue of World ECR in an article titled "In Conversation with David O’Sullivan." In the article, O'Sullivan discusses the differing responses within Europe to Russia and China; European unity since Brexit; and the underlying challenge of diplomacy: getting along with those with whom you may fundamental disagree.
At Steptoe, O'Sullivan, who is based in the firm’s Brussels office, advises clients on high-profile international trade matters with complex legal issues, policy dimensions, and political sensitivities. He also advises companies on the formulation and application of EU trade policy and offers clients effective advice on their trade interests in both the EU market and third country markets.
Prior to joining the firm, he held a number of senior official posts within the European Commission including director general for trade, secretary general of the European Commission, and chief of staff to Commission President Romano Prodi.
Read the full feature here.