Patrick J. O'Connor

Patrick J. O'Connor


Cozen O'Connor

Recognized since 2006

West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

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Patrick J. O´Connor is vice chairman of Cozen O´Connor. He is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on litigation arising out of contracts, banking matters, estates, professional liability involving legal and accounting matters, health care, and aviation-related claims. Prior to joining Cozen O´Connor in 1973, he served as law clerk to the Hon. Thomas J. Clary, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and was an associate attorney at Pepper Hamilton & Scheetz.

He is actively involved in many legal, professional, civic and educational organizations. Patrick is a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a board member of the Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Patrick is chairman of the board of BNY Mellon Funds Trusts, chairman of Franklin Security Bank, a member of the board of Crowley Chemical Company of New York City and a member of the advisory board of Litigation Counsel of America.

Patrick’s educational affiliations include serving as chairman of the board of trustees of Temple University and as a current member (and former chairman) of the board of Consultors for the Villanova University School of Law. Patrick previously served as a member and chairman of the board of trustees of College Misericordia, and as a member of the board of directors at Kings College. In 2002, Patrick was honored with the Gerald Abraham Alumni Association Award for Service by the Villanova Law Alumni Association. In 2013, Patrick received honorary degrees from two of Philadelphia's major universities, Temple University and the Villanova University School of Law.

Patrick earned his Bachelor of Arts at Kings College, magna cum laude, in 1964 and his law degree from the Villanova School of Law in 1967

Location
  • 1001 Conshohocken State Road Suite 2-400
    West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Education
  • Villanova University, J.D., graduated 1967

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  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

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