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New Firm for O’Connor

May 28, 2014

TradeWinds
By Eric Martin

Chalos O’Connor senior partner Eugene O’Connor is joining law firm Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads.

The move comes as his Port Washington, New York, firm co-owned with Michael Chalos closes up shop this week, as TradeWinds reported earlier today. Both maritime lawyers say the split is amicable, with Chalos leaving for K&L Gates.

O’Connor joins a firm that he has worked alongside for years, as both have represented Tsakos Shipping & Trading since the 2004 oil spill from the 60,900-dwt Athos I (built 1983, scrapped 2008). The battle remains in litigation 10 years later.

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