Victor O’Connell

Senior Associate

Los Angeles

Direct: 213.995.6802
Email: victor.oconnell@strismaher.com

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Victor O’Connell is a Senior Associate at Stris & Maher. Since joining the firm in 2012, Mr. O’Connell has litigated over a dozen significant cases in state and federal trial courts, co-authored briefs filed in six federal courts of appeal, and appeared on the merits four times before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. O’Connell’s practice is notable for its breadth. He has represented a wide range of clients including Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, executives, investors, and employees. The disputes he has litigated cover a wide range of subjects including copyright, business torts, employment, healthcare, insurance coverage, pensions, and securities law.

Mr. O’Connell regularly and increasingly takes a leading role in many of the firms’ cases. He has briefed and argued dispositive motions, taken and defended significant depositions, led mediations and settlement negotiations, and spearheaded fact investigations associated with the filing of multi-million dollar cases. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. O’Connell serves as outside general counsel for a small restaurant holding company in Los Angeles.

Mr. O’Connell received his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School, where he was invited to the Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Southern California Law Review. He received his B.S. with honors from California State University, Long Beach.

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USC, J.D. (2012)
CSULB, B.S. (2006)

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