Vincent F. O’Hara
Retired Founding Partner

Deeply committed to the principles of organized labor and the constantly changing laws that affect clients.

Vincent F. O’Hara combined a gregarious demeanor with a broad knowledge base and a creative approach to solving complex problems.

Mr. O’Hara primarily worked with union, governmental and multiemployer pension and benefit plans. He also served as counsel to a number of unions and related Taft-Hartley and governmental funds.

Mr. O’Hara’s clients relied on him to:

  • Monitor and enforce ERISA requirements.
  • Maintain tax exempt status.
  • Form and structure benefit funds.
  • Represent fund trustees in ERISA and other fiduciary matters.
  • Negotiate collective bargaining agreements on behalf of unions.
  • Provide representation in arbitrations, grievance hearings, organizing campaigns, administrative proceedings and litigation involving unions and benefit funds.



  • JD, New York Law School
  • BA, Colby College


  • State and Federal Courts – New York
  • United States District Court – Connecticut
  • Circuit Court of Appeals – Second and Third Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefits
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