Erin E. O'Connor

Associate

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(212) 968-2300
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(212) 968-2400
New York, NY
One Battery Park Plaza
Suite 710
New York
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10004
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PRACTICE AREAS

Workers' Compensation

Admissions

New York

Education

St. John University School of Law

J.D., 2010

Fairfield University

B.A., 2007, magna cum laude

Erin E. O’Connor is a workers’ compensation attorney representing employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation defense matters throughout the state of New York.

Erin E. O’Connor is a workers’ compensation attorney representing employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation defense matters throughout the state of New York.

Erin has experience handling a wide range of claims including complex coverage, occupational disease claims and fraud claims across many industries such as construction, healthcare, hotels, transportation and professional employee organizations. She is proficient managing claims throughout all stages of litigation including those on appeal.  

As a former claimant’s attorney, Erin has the unique experience of understanding and anticipating plaintiff strategy in various litigation, aiding in her ability to build a comprehensive defense approach, saving her clients both time and money. Erin consistently communicates with her clients along all phases of each claim, ensuring attentiveness to every detail.  

Prior to joining Chartwell Law, Erin practiced workers’ compensation at a firm representing injured workers before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, the New York State & Local Retirement System, and the Social Security Administration. Before that, she served as an assistant district attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted and investigated criminal cases involving the sexual and physical abuse of children. She tried numerous cases to verdict, conducted pre-trial hearings and post-conviction hearings, as well as presented a variety of cases before the grand jury.

While in law school, Erin served as a legal intern for the Elder Law Clinic and was also a senior staff member of the St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development.

Erin E. O’Connor is a workers’ compensation attorney representing employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation defense matters throughout the state of New York.

Erin has experience handling a wide range of claims including complex coverage, occupational disease claims and fraud claims across many industries such as construction, healthcare, hotels, transportation and professional employee organizations. She is proficient managing claims throughout all stages of litigation including those on appeal.  

As a former claimant’s attorney, Erin has the unique experience of understanding and anticipating plaintiff strategy in various litigation, aiding in her ability to build a comprehensive defense approach, saving her clients both time and money. Erin consistently communicates with her clients along all phases of each claim, ensuring attentiveness to every detail.  

Prior to joining Chartwell Law, Erin practiced workers’ compensation at a firm representing injured workers before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, the New York State & Local Retirement System, and the Social Security Administration. Before that, she served as an assistant district attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted and investigated criminal cases involving the sexual and physical abuse of children. She tried numerous cases to verdict, conducted pre-trial hearings and post-conviction hearings, as well as presented a variety of cases before the grand jury.

While in law school, Erin served as a legal intern for the Elder Law Clinic and was also a senior staff member of the St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development.

ATTORNEY'S Resources

News
Chartwell Law Adds Workers' Comp Attorney to New York Office
Chartwell Law Adds Workers' Comp Attorney to New York Office
Chartwell Law Adds Workers' Comp Attorney to New York Office
April 12, 2021
December 4, 2017
Articles & Blogs
Is An Adverse Reaction To An Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccine Compensable Under The New York Workers’ Compensation Act?
Is An Adverse Reaction To An Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccine Compensable Under The New York Workers’ Compensation Act?
Is An Adverse Reaction To An Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccine Compensable Under The New York Workers’ Compensation Act?
January 15, 2021
January 15, 2021