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Katherine L. O’Connor Attorney

Katherine O'Connor Trial Law Attorney
Office
Metro Detroit
Phone
248/567-7832
Fax
248/567-7423
Email
kloconnor@varnumlaw.com
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Assistant
Tricia Adgate, 248/567-7833

Experience

Katherine is an attorney in the trial law group, assisting clients in a wide variety of construction and commercial litigation matters. She has extensive experience with contract disputes and brings strong expertise in litigating and arbitrating construction claims, including claims for delay and impact costs and lost productivity, extra work, cost overruns, non-performance, default, interference and enforcing or challenging construction liens and construction bond claims.  Katherine has represented owners, general contractors, construction managers and subcontractors in the extensive and detailed negotiation and drafting of contract documents prior to a project to anticipate problems, reduce risk, and to help facilitate timely and efficient project completion.

In addition to an extensive construction law practice, Katherine has experience in a wide range of general business and commercial matters, including business entity formation, sales agreement negotiation, contract drafting, sales and mergers of companies, the development of corporate and business strategies, and in evaluating and assisting in the negotiation and resolution of contract based disputes.
 

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law
    Detroit, Michigan
    J.D., cum laude, 1997
    Managing Editor, Journal of International Law and Practice
    Recipient, Journal of International Law and Practice Scholarship
    Member, International Law Society
  • Michigan State University, James Madison College
    East Lansing, Michigan
    B.A., International Relations, 1994

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • All Michigan State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Community Activities

  • Huntington Woods Women’s League
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