Brian E. O’Connor is a partner in the Litigation Department, focusing on bankruptcy litigation, securities litigation, merger and acquisition litigation and general complex commercial litigation. Brian has been recognized as one of the New York Super Lawyers 2010-2016 Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights or Business Litigation.
Brian served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Matthew J. Jasen, Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals from 1977 to 1979.
Brian has held a number of management positions at the firm, including Hiring Partner. Brian is a member of the American and New York Bar Associations, the Association of the Bar of City of New York, the Federal Bar Council and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is also an Honorary Overseas Member of the Commercial Bar Association in England (“COMBAR”). COMBAR is the Specialist Bar Association for commercial barristers advising the international business community.