Clare O’Hare is a lawyer and doctoral candidate at the University of Notre Dame Law School. Clare’s research focuses on the growth of specialized commercial courts in the context of cross-border commercial litigation. Clare is a Graduate Fellow at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and an active member of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies’ Graduate student Working Group. Clare spent the majority of her career in legal practice with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Dubai, where she worked on complex international financial transactions and insolvency matters. Prior to joining the Law School, Clare received an M.A. in Political Science from Notre Dame in 2019 and has graduate degrees from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and the University of Cambridge. Clare completed her undergraduate degree in Law & French Law at Trinity College Dublin.