Connor devotes 100% of his practice to civil litigation. He routinely handles business litigation disputes, as well as plantiff-side serious pharmaceutical, personal injury and wrongful death cases. In addition to drafting and arguing appeals, he has tried over 20 cases to jury verdict in jury trials ranging from a few days to nine weeks. In the last few years alone, as lead counsel he has recovered nearly $50 million for his clients in contingent fee cases.
Education J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, magna cum laude Associate Editor, St. Mary's Law Review Recognition Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2017 (Top 100 in Texas), a Thompson Reuters Service Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2016 by D Magazine Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2016, a Thompson Reuters Service Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2015, a Thompson Reuters Service Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014, a Thompson Reuters Service Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2014 by D Magazine Top 40 Under 40: The National Trial Lawyers Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2013, a Thompson Reuters Service Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2010, a Thompson Reuters Service Author and Lecturer, 10 Emerging Damages Issues in Texas, 9th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation Course, State Bar of Texas, 2017 Author and Lecturer, Summary Judgment Update, Advanced Civil Trial Course, 2009 Second highest fraud verdict in Texas in 2012 ($1.7 million)
Admitted to practice before: Texas State Courts Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
Professional memberships: Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Member, American Association For Justice Member, State Bar of Texas Member, Dallas Bar Association
Miscellaneous: From 2009-2012 Connor served as Lead Outside General Counsel on a pro bono basis for Launchability, the largest state, federal, and privately funded charitable early childhood intervention organization in the state. Launchability assists low income families in raising mentally disabled children, and assists mentally disabled adults in gaining valued employment. In 2013, he was elected to the company's Board of Trustees.