Louis O’Neill is Counsel and Director of Pro Bono at White & Case. He helps run the Firm’s Global Pro Bono Practice and also advises the Firm’s clients on risk management, criminal law, dispute resolution and human rights.
Previously Mr. O’Neill served as Ambassador and Head of Mission to Moldova for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), as a Member of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff and as White House Fellow to Secretary of State Colin Powell. Before that, Mr. O’Neill served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Special Prosecutions Bureau of the New York County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Mr. O’Neill served as General Counsel for a leading New York merchant bank and investment house. Mr. O’Neill began his legal career as an Associate with White & Case. He speaks Russian, Romanian and Persian.