O'Connor, John D.

201 Mission Street, Suite 710 San Francisco, CA 94105


Updated: 12/08/2017


John O’Connor has tried over 70 cases in federal and state venues throughout the country, with highly enviable success in complex, contentious disputes. Retained by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company as trial counsel in key cases, he has achieved a pretrial dismissal in each concluded action. A former Federal Prosecutor, Mr. O’Connor was chosen lead outside counsel in certain S&L crisis litigation, defended a California Attorney General in campaign-related litigation, and...


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Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1978
  • California, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Tort and Insurance Law Section)
  • Commercial Law League of America (Member)
  • San Francisco Bar Association (Member)


  • Highest Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Rating
  • "SuperLawyer" by his Northern California Peers


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1972
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Several AmJur Awards
    Law Review: Michigan Law Review, Member, 1970 - 1972
    Law Review: Michigan Law Review, Associate Editor , 1971 - 1972
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1968
    Honors: magna cum laude


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201 Mission Street, Suite 710 San Francisco, CA 94105



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