September 07, 2021

Tracey L. Mancini
Marketing Communications Manager
(716) 847-8340


Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP is expanding their firm with the addition of Associate James R. O’Connor as part of the Commercial Litigation Practice.

Mr. O’Connor will continue his practice in Buffalo, focusing on complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, business torts, securities litigation, and fraudulent conveyance. He received a B.S. from the University of Detroit Mercy and a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law. Mr. O’Connor’s practice extends through labor and employment, including discrimination, retaliation, and ERISA litigation. He also has extensive experience in conducting workplace investigations and counseling businesses on employee benefits.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Chicago, IL; Washington, D.C.; and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit