National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that litigation attorney Kevin J. O’Connor, Partner with the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Employment Law Teams, has been elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation for his commitment and dedication to the legal profession.
“Kevin is an outstanding trial attorney and counselor, whose impeccable legal career litigating employment, construction and commercial disputes spans more than 20 years,” said Steven M. Charney, P&A’s Chairman. “As Co-Chair of our Employment Practices Team and Vice Chair of the firm’s Education and Training Committee, Kevin is dedicated to our client’s needs in a rapidly changing environment, as well as sharing his talents and knowledge. As a result of these remarkable attributes, together with his deep commitment to the ethical standards of our firm and the profession, it comes as no surprise that Kevin would receive this prestigious recognition by the American Bar Foundation.”
Mr. O’Connor’s areas of concentration are Employment Practices Liability Insurance 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.
A published author and frequent lecturer on employment and construction law issues, Mr. O’Connor has authored numerous articles for the ABA, Defense Research Institute and New Jersey Law Journal, among many others notable publications. Mr. O’Connor is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey, Defense Research Institute and has served on the District XA Ethics Committee (Morris and Sussex, NJ) since 2007. He 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.
About the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Established in 1955, the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership in the Fellows is a prestigious distinction, as it is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Mr. O’Connor was nominated by his peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.
About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offces in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston, Dallas and has affliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL), London, China and India. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at www.pecklaw.com.