Casey O'Connor assists clients with corporate matters with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, private placements of debt and equity securities and corporate governance. Casey advises clients in connection with the negotiation and preparation of merger agreements, stock purchase and asset purchase agreements, partnership agreements, limited liability company agreements and joint ventures.
Casey interned with the Honorable Katharine S. Hayden, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. He also does extensive pro bono work in both corporate and non-corporate settings, including work with the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, Appellate Division, and the Impact Litigation Clinic with the Seton Hall Law Center for Social Justice.
Representation of a U.S. specialty home infusion company in its sale to a private equity-backed strategic buyer
Representation of a U.S. marina operator in its sale to a private equity-backed strategic buyer for approximately $265 million
Acquisition of multinational specialty plastics manufacturer on behalf of multinational polyester and specialty materials manufacturer seeking vertical integration
Acquisition of toy manufacturing and sales company on behalf of private equity backed designer, manufacturer, and marketer in toy industry
Structuring of investment fund and operating company for restaurateur seeking to acquire restaurants
Sale of veterinary technologies company on behalf of private equity firm seeking exit from investment
Acquisition by digital soccer media company of rights to stream Major League Soccer highlights
Public company acquisition of defense engineering, development, and manufacturing company
Structuring of joint venture with buyout option between investment advisor and global asset manager
magna cum laude, Order of the Coif2013Seton Hall Law Review; Comments Editor
summa cum laude2009
Seton Hall University School of Law Center for Social Justice Award: Outstanding Contribution to the Impact Litigation Clinic, 2013
Seton Hall University School of Law Distinguished Scholar, 2010
Seton Hall University School of Law Chancellor Scholarship, 2010