Saginaw Valley College, B.A., magna cum laude, University of Michigan, J.D.
Medical Malpractice Defense; Legal Malpractice Defense; Products Liability; Employment Litigation; General Liability
Wayne County, Oakland County, Washtenaw County and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Member, Negligence Section); Association of Defense Trial Counsel; Michigan Association of Hospital Attorneys; American Board of Trial Advocates; International Association of Defense Counsel.
Richard M. O’Connor is President of O’Connor, DeGrazia & O’Connor. Mr. O’Connor has defended clients in both commercial and professional liability suits. He has successfully tried numerous negligence cases (including auto, general liability and construction cases) in Wayne County and throughout southeast Michigan. For many years Mr. O’Connor has represented physicians and hospitals against claims of professional/medical negligence. He has frequently lectured on trial practice and medical liability issues. He has also defended and tried professional negligence lawsuits on behalf of attorneys. He acted as attorney for the plaintiff in a multi-million dollar action involving property loss, insurance coverage and indemnity claims in Wayne County Circuit Court, which was resolved successfully for his client.