John P. O’Brien

John P. O'Brien


John is a partner of the law firm Berlandi Nussbaum & Reitzas LLP.

John is an experienced litigator who represents clients in all areas of commercial and civil litigation, including civil appeals, complex contract disputes, corporate dissolution proceedings, shareholder derivative actions, employment disputes, arbitration, international arbitration, and others.

Prior to joining BNR, John worked as a wrongful conviction fellow at the Law Offices of Ronald L. Kuby and as an associate in the white color crime and securities group at Dechert LLP. He received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Maryland and his juris doctor degree with honors from The University of Connecticut School of Law.

Honors and Awards:

  • Connecticut Scholar Award
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Contracts



  • University of Connecticut School of Law
  • University of Maryland


  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York