Recently relocated to Washington, DC, Michael O’Connor is a vice president for class action and mass tort solutions at Epiq. Mr. O’Connor oversees client relationship development and strategic client communications. He also oversees the class action and mass tort team of project managers to ensure consistent superior client service standards in all verbal and written communications, problem resolutions, consulting, budget management and project execution. He continues to improve processes to guarantee that Epiq’s clients receive the highest level of service. He has oversight responsibility for cases with the FTC, SEC, CFPB, USDA as well as a host of civil matters. Recently, Mr. O’Connor has overseen Epiq’s administration of Peterson v. Islamic Republic of Iran 10-CIV-4518 (S.D.N.Y., Hon. K. Forrest), a $1.9 billion disbursement to victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut.