New York – Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate Partner William M. O’Connor on his recognition in the 2014 Irish Legal 100 by Irish Voice. It is his fourth year to be named to this distinguished list.
O’Connor is Co-Chair of Thompson & Knight’s Real Estate Capital Markets Practice Group and a Partner in the Firm’s New York office. He is a nationally recognized leader in the special servicing of commercial mortgage backed securities (“CMBS”) and related aspects of loan workouts. He is a founding member and chairman of the High Yield Debt and Investment Forum at CREFC, the leading industry trade association for the commercial real estate finance industry. He is also a member of Trigild, Commercial Mortgage Securities Association, Mortgage Bankers Association, Loan Syndications and Trading Association, Federal Bar Council, ABA Advisory Panel, New York State Bar Association, and Westchester Bar Association. He has been named to the New York Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters for multiple years and has received the Empire State Counsel® award from the New York Bar Association.
The Irish Legal 100 is comprised of some of the most accomplished and distinguished lawyers of Irish descent from all across the United States. Lawyers are chosen from law schools, law firms, the judiciary, and industry. According to its website, “The Irish Legal 100 represents our most vibrant Irish network designed to bring people together, foster modern relationships with Ireland, and to advance the interests of Irish America.” For more information, please visit: www.irishlegal100.com.