O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, P.C.

20 Corporate Woods BoulevardAlbany, NY 12211- 2396


Updated: 11/15/2017


At O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, we represent insurance companies, self-insured businesses and medical professionals in a wide range of insurance defense and litigation matters. We are a full-service firm, handling litigation, administrative issues, serving as panel counsel, and acting as local counsel and in other capacities.

Serving clients throughout New York and Vermont, we have built a reputation for providing sound legal guidance, determined advocacy and attentive...


Office Info

Previous Law Firm Name

  • O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, P.C.

Frequent Case Types

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Liability
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Trucking and Vehicle Liability
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Employment Law Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Nursing Home
  • Administrative Law
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Class Actions -- Plaintiff


  • O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, P.C. has an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Michael J. O'Connor is listed in the Best Lawyers of America book
  • Michael J. O'Connor received the NYSBA President's Pro Bono Service Law Firm Award
  • Michael J. O'Connor is Board Certified - Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law - American Board of Certification

Representative Clients

  • AAOMS National Insurance Company
  • All Risk Claims Services, Inc.
  • American Express
  • B.C.S. Management, Inc.
  • BP
  • Caronia Corporation
  • CGU Insurance Company
  • CNA Insurance Co.
  • DePuy, Inc.
  • Dryden Mutual Insurance Company
  • Exxon/Mobil Oil Corporation
  • Farm Family Insurance Company
  • Fortress Insurance Company
  • Frontier Insurance Company
  • Gillette Company
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Markel Insurance Company
  • Maytag Company
  • Medmark, Inc.
  • North American Specialty
  • Northland Insurance Company
  • OUM & Associates
  • Physicians' Reciprocal Insurance Company
  • Pizza Hut of America Inc.
  • Professional Risk Management, Inc.
  • Providence Washington Insurance Company
  • Riley Stoker
  • Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company
  • RUST International
  • Safeco
  • Scottsdale Insurance Company
  • St. Paul Fire & Marine
  • St. Mary's Hospital of Amsterdam
  • Sunoco
  • Travelers Insurance Company
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Zurich Canada
  • Zurn Industries, Inc.
  • Weil-McLain Company
  • Westport Insurance Corporation
  • Utica National Insurance Group
  • T.I.G. Speciality Insurance Solutions
  • T.H.E. Insurance Company
  • Swiss Re
  • Specialty Risk Services
  • Specialty Insurance Agency
  • Selective Insurance Company of America
  • QBE Insurance Agency
  • Pilbrico Company
  • OMS National Ins. Co., RRG
  • Northeast Utilities Services Company
  • Medmarc Insurance
  • Mercury Insurance Group
  • Nautilis Insurance Company
  • North American Speciality Insurance Company
  • Lever Brothers
  • HANYS Insurance Company, Inc.
  • Insurance Services Professionals
  • General Accident Insurance Company
  • First Specialty Insurance Corporation
  • Employers Reinsurance Corporation
  • CNA HealthPro
  • Chevron Chemical Company
  • Chubb Insurance Company
  • Coregis Insurance Company
  • Balboa Insurance Company
  • A.W. Chesterton
  • Atlas Copco Group
  • Allmerica Financial
  • Affinity Insurance Services, Inc.
  • Admiral Insurance Company
  • Administrators for the Professions of Delaware, Inc.




  • Hope DeRocha, Office Manager


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


20 Corporate Woods BoulevardAlbany, NY 12211- 2396


  • 518-465-0015

Other Offices

O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, P.C.507 Main StreetBennington, Vermont 05201518-444-4172

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