Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor III Quoted in Law360 Article: “How Courts May Handle Real Estate Force Majeure Suits”
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor III is quoted in Law360 article, “How Courts May Handle Real Estate Force Majeure Suits,” concerning the expected flood of real estate litigation involving claims under force majeure clauses that the COVID-19 pandemic made performance of deals impossible or impracticable. Mr. O’Connor, noting that there remain unanswered questions as to how courts in California, New York and Delaware will construe the clauses, said that “he expects to see force majeure suits across the country in the next 30 to 60 days and that the most populous state will certainly see its share.”
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Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is a distinguished first chair trial and appellate real estate litigator. He has significant experience representing major hotel owners and developers, real estate investment firms, and high-net-worth individuals in real estate disputes involving commercial and hotel properties around the country in federal and state courts and before arbitration tribunals in the United States and Europe. He has been recognized by Chambers USA and Legal 500 as one of the top litigators in the United States.