June 16, 2019

Michael P. Connolly

Michael Connolly is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department. He represents owners and managers of family-owned businesses and closely-held businesses in connection with disputes between business owners under LLC operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and partnership agreements; claims against directors and officers concerning company management and operations; and other internal disputes concerning business valuations, corporate distributions, and access to company information.

Mr. Connolly also has an active business litigation practice. He represents businesses in commercial disputes involving contracts and trade practices, including business asset purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, financing and franchise agreements, disputes concerning trademarks, trade secrets, and other confidential business information, and land use and environmental matters.

Michael is also the Editor of Murtha Cullina's Family Business Perspectives Blog

Presentations:

  • Presented case study regarding Viacom, Inc. and Sumner Redstone succession and governance issues at meeting of the Family-Owned Business Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section's Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Spring Meeting, April 2016

  • ADR in Action: How Arbitration and Mediation Clauses Work on Paper and in Practice:  ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Presenter and Co-chair, April, 2016

  • Presented case study and led roundtable discussion on settlement agreements in family-owned business disputes at meeting of the Family-Owned Business Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section's Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Fall Meeting, November 2015

  • Presented case studies on avoiding and handling disputes between siblings in family businesses at meeting of the Family-Owned Business Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section's Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Annual Meeting, September 2015

Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael P. Connolly

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