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Eric J. O’Bell is the founder and managing partner of the O’Bell Law Firm, LLC, a litigation firm that serves clients across the country in areas of securities and consumer class actions, shareholder derivative actions, mass tort class actions, complex litigation and serious personal injury and wrongful death. Eric has handled several landmark cases during his 24 year career achieving consistent and successful results for his clients, which range from individuals, businesses, hedge funds and public pension funds. Eric has served as lead, co-lead counsel and liaison counsel in numerous state and national class actions litigated cases in over 25 states and several foreign countries. Eric is a frequent lecturer on Louisiana class action procedure and multi-district litigation and is a member of the Louisiana and Pennsylvania State Bar Associations.

Admissions: Pennsylvania State Bar Association, 1994; Louisiana State Bar Association, 2000; United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; United State District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

Faculty: Loyola University New Orleans, School of Law; Skills Curriculum Faculty,
Louisiana Class Action Procedure; 2006 – present

KIRSTEN E. MCCONNELL was admitted to the California State Bar in 2000. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of California. She received a B.S. from the University of Southern California in 1992, a J.D. from the University of San Diego in 1996, and an M.B.A. from University of San Diego in 1997. She is a member of the California State Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the San Diego Barristers Association. Ms. McConnell formerly served as the Human Resources Manager at The Irvine Company and as the Director of Human Resources at IPITEK. Prior to joining IPITEK, she served as In-House Counsel for an investment company handing regulatory compliance issues. She was previously an attorney at Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler, specializing in Employment

BRADLEY T. OSTER was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2014. He received a B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration with a concentration in Global Marketing from The University of Alabama (2010), and his J.D. from Loyola University of New Orleans, School of Law (2013). He is also a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Mr. Oster concentrates his practice in the areas of consumer class action, securities litigation, and Multi-District Litigation.