Art O'Reilly is a results-driven trial lawyer with an international practice representing clients in high-stakes litigation and cross-border disputes. He helps clients manage risks and resolve disputes arising out of their operations in a variety of industries, including automotive and mobility, health care, cryptocurrency and digital assets, and private equity.
A leading mobility industry lawyer with 20 years of experience representing OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), suppliers, electric vehicle and charging companies, and mobility adjacent businesses, Art has served as lead trial counsel in warranty and product liability class actions, antitrust actions, commercial disputes, warranty and cost recovery litigation, adversary proceedings, stop-shipment and troubled-supplier disputes, and M&A litigation.
Art is a trusted advisor to health care industry clients, representing providers and payers in antitrust actions, False Claims Act and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement actions, affiliation disputes, whistleblower actions, ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) class actions, and employment disputes.
Art helps cryptocurrency and digital asset companies address novel business and legal issues worldwide. He also represents private equity firms and their portfolio companies in post-closing disputes involving contract, tort, and statutory claims; disputes involving representation and warranty insurance policies; and disputes with co-investors, partners, and third-party advisors.
Prior to rejoining Jones Day, Art represented the Detroit Institute of Arts in the City of Detroit's historic chapter 9 bankruptcy case, helping to safeguard its multibillion dollar art collection. Art has been recognized multiple times by Chambers USA, which notes that he is "very good at thinking through the issues and dealing with multifaceted problems."
"Very good at thinking through the issues and dealing with multifaceted problems."Chambers USA
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. magna cum laude 2002); Georgetown University (B.S.F.S. 1996, School of Foreign Service)
- Michigan, District of Columbia, New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
- Intelligence Officer/Economic Analyst, Defense Intelligence Agency (1996-1999)
Recognized multiple times in: Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Michigan Super Lawyers, including "Top 50," "Top 100," and Rising Star honors
DBusiness: "Top Lawyers" and "30 in Their Thirties" who are advancing their companies, industries, and communities
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, President's Award, 2013
- Law Clerk to: Judge Emilio M. Garza, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (2005-2006) and Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (2004-2005)