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Michael P. Connelly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC
321 North Clark Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-251-2255
Fax: 312-494-1001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1966
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (60%), Personal Injury - Products: Defense (30%), Aviation and Aerospace (10%)
Attorney Profile

Serving the entire state of Illinois, Michael P. Connelly has dedicated his law practice to the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense in both products and aviation. He is a graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and has been practicing law since 1966. He is admitted to practice in Illinois, the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as all Illinois federal district courts, among others. His many years of experience prove to be in his clients' advantage in most types of litigation.

Michael Connelly has extensive jury trial and bench trial experience, as well as experience in commercial and tort litigation. Additionally, he has vast experience in arbitration and mediation forums and has experience representing a variety of clients, ranging from individuals to large corporate clients. He is frequently called upon as a lecturer and has taught many classes and seminars. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. His many years of legal experience have earned Mr. Connelly the reputation of offering excellent, thorough and professional legal counsel.

In cases that involve complex legal and factual disputes, Mr. Connelly offers experienced representation for those who need aggressive but practical assistance. Where cases that can be resolved through negotiation, he will pursue the best interests of his clients to secure a satisfactory result in an economically conservative manner. An attorney/client relationship based upon a shared understanding of the objectives to be obtained and the path to be pursued is a primary principle of his practice.

About Michael P. Connelly

First Admitted: 1966

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court of Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court of Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court of Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court of Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court of Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court of Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent Lecturer, Professional Societies, Business and Manufacturing Groups

Educational Background

  • Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, B.S.
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Office Location for Michael P. Connelly

321 North Clark Street
Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60654

Last Updated: 10/27/2021

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