Highlights

Practice Areas

Education

  • Montclair State University, B.A.
  • Rutgers University School of Law (Newark), J.D..

Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • State of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Member, District XA Ethics Committee (Morris & Sussex) (2006 to present)
  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment and Litigation Sections))
  • New Jersey Bar Association (Labor and Employment and Construction Law Sections)
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • New Jersey Business & Industry Association

Publications & Presentations

  • “Me Too” Evidence in Employment Discrimination Cases, For the Defense, DRI In House Defense Quarterly, January 2017.
  • "The Evidentiary Impact of EEOC Reasonable Cause Determination," DRI In - House Quarterly , August 2014.
  • "Hacking, Wiretapping and Other Misdeeds as Protected Activity", American Bar Association Section of Litigation, E-Newsletter, Spring 2014.
  • "Employee Theft of Documents and Other Misdeeds: The Limits of Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright," New Jersey Law Journal, January 2014.
  • “Employee Theft Claims under the CFAA: The Latest Chapter,” American Bar Association E-Newsletter, June 2012.
  • “Untethered Front Pay,” New Jersey Law Journal, Aug. 13, 2012.
  • “Piling On: Admission of “Me Too” Evidence,” American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Aug. 2012.
  • “Lost Wage Claims and the Whistleblower Act,” New Jersey Law Journal, Dec. 5, 2011.
  • “Misappropriating Data to Further a Claim—Theft or Protected Conduct?,” American Bar Association E-Newsletter, Fall 2011
  • “Pitfalls of Litigating Claims Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and New Jersey Computer Related Offenses Act,” New Jersey Law Journal, April 18, 2011.
  • Co-author, “Sword or Shield: N.J.'s Consumer Fraud Act in Construction Litigation,” New Jersey Law Journal, Oct. 18, 2010..
  • Contributing Author, Virginia Construction Law, West 2008.

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Kevin J. O’Connor

Partner

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New Jersey
70 Grand Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661
Tel 201.343.3434
Fax 201.343.6306

Kevin O’Connor is a Partner on the Commercial Litigation Team at Peckar & Abramson, P.C. and has over 20 years’ experience as a trial attorney. His areas of concentration are EPLI and D&O defense; class action defense; partnership and corporate dissolutions; construction litigation; unfair competition; restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation; RICO and securities law defense and Computer Fraud & Abuse Act and Computer Related Offenses Act claims. Mr. O’Connor also provides representation in ethics matters (except New Jersey District XA).

In 2016, Mr. O’Connor was invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (“CLM”). Mr. O’Connor is a frequent lecturer on employment and construction law issues and has published numerous articles in those areas. He is a contributing editor for Law.com.

Kevin received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Montclair State University and his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Rutgers Law Review.