Paul D. O'Connor is a partner in our Orange County office and a member of the firm's Tax Practice Group. He has a broad-based commercial transactional practice including the formation, financing, merger, and reorganization of joint ventures, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations, public and private syndicated offerings, and general business tax planning. Paul has been involved in the formation and reorganization of a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and retail partnerships and joint ventures. He has also represented financial partners and developers in the formation of many residential partnerships and joint ventures. A significant part of Paul's practice consists of structuring and documenting complex partnership and joint venture restructurings. These restructurings are often undertaken to minimize adverse tax consequences.
Prior to his association with Allen Matkins, Paul served as an Attorney-Advisor to Judge William Drennan of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C.
Paul graduated from the California State University, Fullerton, with a B.S. in economics and earned his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School in 1980. He received a Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1981.