James K. (Jamie) O'Connor

OConnor James
Jamie O'Connor is a member of Venable's Products Liability and Mass Torts Practice Group, where he concentrates his practice on complex litigation, including both class action and multi-district litigation defense in state and federal courts. He represents corporate clients of all sizes in litigation involving products liability failure-to-warn, manufacturing, and design defect claims. He also has experience defending businesses against consumer protection claims under the laws of multiple states, contract and licensing disputes, and premises liability complaints. He has drafted motions for summary judgment, motions to exclude expert testimony under Daubert and Frye standards, and other pretrial motions; has assisted with taking and defending depositions of expert and fact witnesses; and has supervised document productions, composed interrogatories and requests for admission, and prepared responses/objections to incoming discovery requests.




  • J.D. University of Virginia School of Law 2015
  • M.A. Philosophy Duquesne University 2008
  • University of North Carolina 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland


  • Recognized as a MVP of the Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc., 2017-2018