Thomas O’Connor

Thomas O’Connor


Tom O’Connor is a partner in Callahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill’s Irvine office and a member of the firm’s auto dealership practice group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation specializing in individual and consumer class action defense for violations of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, Automobile Sales Finance Act, and Unfair Competition Law, with an emphasis on claims against automobile dealerships. He is also experienced in employment law matters and other business disputes.

Tom has significant experience in a wide range of litigation matters, including jury and non-jury trials, binding arbitrations, mediations, motion practice, pre-trial discovery and internal investigations. Tom’s aggressive and efficient approach to evaluating and litigating cases often results in early settlement or summary disposition for his clients.

Tom joined Callahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill in 2010.


Practice Areas
Business Litigation, Class Actions, Complex Litigation, Consumer Fraud, Automobile Dealership.

Auto Dealerships, Restaurant & Hospitality.


J.D., College of William and Mary Law School, 2010 (graduated top 5% of his class); B.A. University of California Los Angeles, Political Science and History, 2006

California State Bar, 2011; United States District Court, Central District

American Bar Association.