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Henry O
Partner
Suite 1200
RSA Battle House Tower
11 N Water St
Mobile, AL 36602
251.439.7517 tel
251.439.7390 fax

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Henry O'Connor is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group and has more than two decades of leadership experience in the legal, real estate, and financial services industries. Mr. O'Connor advises investors, owners, operators, developers, borrowers, and lenders in the full spectrum of commercial transactions, including purchases, sales, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and other financing matters.

Prior to joining Jones Walker, Mr. O'Connor served as President of the Mobile, Alabama market for Trustmark National Bank following its merger with BancTrust Financial Group, Inc. At BancTrust, he served as Executive Vice President - Director of Corporate Strategy and coordinated the merger with Trustmark. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director of IPC Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on real estate and other alternative asset investments.

Mr. O'Connor began his career in private practice. During this time, he served for nine years as managing member and a name partner of the law firm he co-founded in New Orleans, specializing in commercial real estate acquisition, development and finance.  Mr. O’Connor was also a partner in a privately-held developer of select-service hotels in Louisiana. 

Mr. O'Connor is deeply involved in the business and civic communities of greater Mobile. He serves currently as a member of the Executive Committee of the United Way of Southwest Alabama and on the board of the Mobile Area Education Foundation. Mr. O'Connor is also a member of the Advisory Boards of Trustmark National Bank – South Alabama Region and Southern Community Capital, respectively, and is member of the regional advisory board of Leadership Alabama. He previously served on the board of directors of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce and the Community Foundation of South Alabama.

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    • Alabama Center for Real Estate (Member, Corporate Cabinet) 
    • Alabama School of Math and Science Foundation (Member of Board of Directors)
    • Leadership Alabama (Graduate and Member of Regional Advisory Board)
    • MAEF Public Charter Schools (Current Board Chairman)
    • Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee Member and Vice Chair of Education and Workforce Development)
    • Mobile Area Education Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)
    • Southern Community Capital (Member of Advisory Board)
    • Trustmark National Bank (Member of South Alabama Advisory Board)
    • United Way of Southwest Alabama (Member, Executive Committee)