Maeve O’Connor

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 

$ $$$

New York 10022 NY US

Maeve O’Connor is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Securities Litigation Practice and Chair of the Firm’s Insurance Litigation Practice, and spent six years as a member of the firm’s Management Committee. She has significant experience in defending securities litigation and in representing life insurance companies in a range of litigation and regulatory matters.

She is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA (2018) and The Legal 500 US (2018), where she is described as a “whip-smart, ferocious and superbly skilled litigator” and as an “outstanding writer and advocate.” She is also recognized as a “Litigation Star” and as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the IFLR Benchmark Litigation Guide (2018).

Prior to joining Debevoise, Ms. O’Connor served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. H. Lee Sarokin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. O’Connor received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. She obtained her B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Experience:

  • MetLife, Inc. in multiple securities class action and derivative lawsuits challenging the company’s estimates of liabilities for incurred but not reported claims.
  • The Special Committee and independent members of the Board of Directors of Dell in defeating requests for a preliminary injunction and obtaining dismissal of 26 stockholder class actions challenging $25 billion going-private transaction.
  • The Federal Reserve Bank of New York in obtaining dismissal of claims for over $40 billion against the Bank by the largest shareholder of AIG challenging the terms of a rescue loan the Bank provided to AIG during the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Prudential Financial and certain present and former officers and directors in securities class action and derivative lawsuits arising from the company’s practices with regard to unclaimed life insurance benefits.
  • Directors and officers of Cablevision in a derivative lawsuit related to executive and board compensation.
  • J.C. Flowers in the dismissal of all claims arising from collapse of MF Global.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. and certain of its affiliates in dismissal of a class action lawsuit challenging provision of private mortgage reinsurance under RESPA
    The former Chief Financial Officer of Hertz in a securities class action lawsuit challenging Hertz’s accounting arising from restatement of financial results.
  • Providence Equity Partners in winning summary judgment in a shareholder class action lawsuit arising from Providence’s $1.9 billion acquisition of SRA International.
  • The Special Committee of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in multiple stockholder class actions challenging proposed sale of company to Sequential Brands.
  • The Board of Directors of StanCorp Financial Group Inc. in multiple stockholder class actions challenging proposed acquisition of StanCorp by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company.
  • Protective Life Insurance Company in multiple stockholder class actions challenging proposed acquisition of Protective by Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company.
  • The Board of Directors of Capital One Financial Corp. in obtaining dismissal with prejudice of a shareholder derivative action alleging that the board members breached their duty of loyalty by consciously disregarding their responsibility to oversee the company’s compliance with various anti-money laundering laws.

Education:

  • Yale Law School, 1995, J.D.
  • Harvard University, 1990, B.A.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York

Cost

Rate : $$$$

Contact for details

What types of cases Attorney Maeve O'Connor & Debevoise & Plimpton LLP  can handle?
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP  can handle cases related to laws concerning Financial Services, Litigation, Insurance, Consumer Rights & Protection, Mergers & Acquisitions. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Debevoise & Plimpton LLP  located?
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP  is located at 919 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA. You can reach out to Debevoise & Plimpton LLP  using their phone line 212 909 6315. You can also check their website debevoise.com or email them at [email protected].
How much would it cost to hire Debevoise & Plimpton LLP ?
Maeve O'Connor lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Maeve O'Connor reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Maeve O'Connor lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
New York 10022 NY US
Get directions

Lina Stillman

5.0
Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US
Advertisement