O'Connor, Timothy

Position: Adjunct Lecturer
Email: tjoconnor@albany.edu

Education 
B.A. Middlebury College 1980 (Economics)

J.D. University of Denver 1984

 

Biography
Professor O’Connor has been in the private practice of law in Albany, New York since 1984, with the practice largely focused on securities brokerage customer claims before the Office of Dispute Resolution of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and personal injury claims.

 

Other Positions

Attorney/Partner of a private practice of law

Pro Bono Panel Member: pro bono member of the Surrogate Decision-Making Committee (SDMC) of the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Board Member; Albany Diocesan Cemeteries

 

Publications

“Trends in Supervisory and Clearing Firm Liability”

(New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Department – “Securities Arbitration and Mediation 2017: The Courage to Simplify” – April 6, 2017)

“Why Brokers Should Fight Recruitment Bonus, Retention Bonus, Promissory Note and Forgivable Loan Cases”

(New York State Bar Association Spring CLE Program / Securities Arbitration and Mediation: Telling Your Story – March 11, 2014)

“Using Nasdaq Market Reports in Arbitration Proceedings”

(Practicing Law Instructor, Securities Arbitration – Today’s Trends, Predictions for Tomorrow – 2000)

“The Use of NASD Notice to Members Bulletins as Precedent in Arbitration Proceedings”

(Practicing Law Instructor, Securities Arbitration – Redefining Practices and Techniques – 1998)

“The Use of Securities and Exchange Commission Decisions as Precedent in Arbitration Proceedings”

(Practicing Law Instructor, Securities Arbitration – Arbitration Comes of Age – 1997)

 

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Preeminent

 

Courses

BFIN 435 Law in Financial Market Regulation

BFIN 439 Technology in Financial Market Regulation