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Connor Leydecker is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He practices in the Firm’s Litigation department and primarily works with the Antitrust & Competition, Appellate & Constitutional Law, and Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Innovation practice groups.
Connor received his law degree from Duke University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, he founded the Competition Law Society and served on a committee of the Duke University Board of Trustees. He also participated on the Moot Court Board and edited Judicature, the scholarly journal about the judiciary. The Duke Law Faculty recognized his Note, A Different Curse: Improving the Antitrust Debate about “Bigness,” 18 N.Y.U. J.L. & BUS. 845 (2022), with the school’s top award for student scholarly writing. Connor interned with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureaus of Competition (Anticompetitive Practices) and Consumer Protection, and the Honorable James A. Wynn on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Prior to law school, Connor worked at Delta Air Lines in various roles related to pricing, revenue management, marketing, and strategy. He earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude in Business and Linguistics from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Connor is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and the State of Maryland.
Duke University - 2022 Juris Doctor
Emory University - 2014 Bachelor of Business Admin.
District of Columbia Bar