Thomas P. O’Connor is a real estate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Thomas’ practice includes a broad range of domestic and international real estate transactions, including equity investments, acquisitions, dispositions, fund formation, the formation of joint ventures and the development of real estate assets. He also assists in real estate aspects of corporate financing, bankruptcies, mergers and acquisitions, and related transactions.


Thought Leadership


“Joint Ventures, Part II: Structures and Terms” — AFIRE Guide to U.S. Real Estate Investing, September 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016New York
  • 2016New Jersey


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2015
    Phi Alpha Delta member
  • New York UniversityM.S., Real Estate Finance and Investmentcum laude2015
    Honored as graduate class representative at NYU’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony
  • College of the Holy CrossB.A., Psychology2010