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Kevin Connor Associate

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2015
  • Indiana, 2020

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015

Boston College, B.A., cum laude, 2007


IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)


Kevin Connor is an associate in Dykema's Business Litigation and Privacy and Data Security groups. Mr. Connor’s litigation practice includes representing clients in all phases of business and commercial litigation, including premises liability defense, class action defense, commercial contract disputes, commercial foreclosures, torts, and government compliance matters. Mr. Connor’s privacy and data security practice includes advising domestic and international clients on issues of breach response, employee training, risk assessment, policies and procedures, corporate compliance projects and revising services agreements to include adequate privacy and data security protections.

Mr. Connor maintains a robust pro bono practice. He has represented clients in asylum cases, criminal appeals, civil rights cases, guardianship cases, records expungement petitions, and represents the elderly and disadvantaged in contract disputes. Prior to rejoining Dykema, Mr. Connor worked at a nonprofit on Chicago’s West Side, providing counseling and legal services to young people from one of Chicago’s most distressed neighborhoods.  Mr. Connor is also a member of the Diversity Awareness Committee in Dykema’s Chicago office. 

While in law school, Mr. Connor served as a Lefkow Fellow at the Legal Assistance Foundation in Chicago and externed at the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. He also worked at the MacArthur Justice Center on class-action civil rights cases for prisoners, and spent his third year of law school in Northwestern’s Juvenile Justice Clinic, where he was a criminal justice advocate for young people.

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