Kevin has extensive experience as a trial attorney with a focus on EPLI/D&O defense, class action defense including FLSA and false advertising claims, complex partnership and corporate litigation, business dissolution, and restrictive covenant litigation. He is a frequent lecturer on employment and class action topics and has published numerous articles in those practice areas. He is admitted to practice law in the States of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania and practices before federal courts in both New Jersey and New York, including the District of New Jersey, the Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of New York, as well as the Second and Third Circuits.
Kevin is admitted to practice law in the States of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice before federal courts in both New Jersey and New York, including the District of New Jersey, and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, as well as the Second and Third Circuits.
Rutgers University School of Law - Newark
Professional Associations & Memberships
Member, 2006-present, District XA Ethics Committee, NJ; Trustee, Lake Arrowhead Club.
Honors and Awards
Editor-in-Chief, Rutgers Law Review, 1994-1995;
National Moot Court Team, Rutgers, 1994-1995;
Recipient: Order of the Barristers, 1995;
Recipient: Nathan Schildkraut Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy, 1995;
Panelist, Recent Developments in New Jersey Law, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (August 2010 and August 2011);
Mr. O’Connor’s publications include: ”New Jersey’s Heeding Presumption in Failure to Warn Product Liability Actions,” 47 Rutgers Law Review 343 (1994);“When Discrimination Claims Ride the Commuter Train,” NJLJ, December 18. 2005;“New York Law Applies in Commuter Discrimination Claims,” NJLJ, December 25, 1995;“Effective Use of Daubert to Dispose of Baseless Design Defect Claims,” For the Defense, May 1998;“The Evolving Standards of Admissibility for Expert Witness Testimony,” NJLJ, March 16. 1998; ”Sword or Shield: and The Consumer Fraud Act in Construction Litigation,” NJLJ Oct. 2010 Supplement; and "Navigating the minefield of modern Employee Theft Claims," NJLJ Apr. 18, 2011 Supplement.