Martha A. Connolly

Martha A. Connolly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Rochester, NY

Ernstrom & Dreste, LLP
 | 925 Clinton Square, Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585-473-3100
Fax: 585-473-3113
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (60%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%),
  • Surety (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Martha Connolly has an extensive commercial litigation practice focusing on construction law. She represents a broad range of clients, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and sureties in the areas of construction litigation and commercial contract law. Ms. Connolly's practice includes the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial contracts and the provision of comprehensive risk management counseling and services for her clients, as well as representation in mediations, arbitrations and appellate matters. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut.

    About Martha Connolly

    Admitted: 1990, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.ernstromdreste.com/attorneys/connolly-martha-a

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association Member:  The Forum on the Construction Industry, Tort and Insurance Practice

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Future Construction Leaders Program; Managing Risk:  Your Key To Increased Profitability; Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC; Rochester, New York, May, 2012, 2012
    • Future Construction Leaders Program; Managing Risk:  Your Key To Increased Profitability; Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC; Rochester, New York, May, 2013
    • Contracts For Every Construction Project, Every Party and the Bottom Line in New York; Lorman Education Services; Rochester, New York, July, 2014
    • Future Construction Leaders Program; Managing Risk:  Your Key to Increased Profitability; Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC, Rochester, New York, May, 2015
    • Future Construction Leaders Program; Controlling Risk in Construction and Project Delivery Systems; Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC, New York, May, 2016.
    • Future Construction Leaders Program;  Controlling Risk in Construction and Project Delivery Systems; Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC, New York, May, 2017.
    • Chapter 12 ConsensusDOCS 703:  Standard Purchase Agreement For Noncommodity Goods For a Contractor, ConsensusDOCS Contract Documents Handbook, Cumulative Supplement, Author, 2015
    • Chapter 8 ConsensusDOCS 750:  Subcontract Agreement:  ConsensusDOCS Contract Documents Handbook, Author, 2012
    • "ConsensusDocs 271: Instructions to Bidders on Public Work", Chapter 14, ConsensusDocs Contract Document Handbook, Aspen Publishers, 2017 Cumulative Supplement, Author  
    • "A Comparison of ConsensusDocs 210: Standard Agreement and General Conditions Between Owner and Constructor for a Public Works Project to ConsensusDocs 200: Standard Agreement and General Conditions Between Owner and Constructor", Chapter 15, ConsensusDocs Contract Document Handbook, Aspen Publishers, 2018 Cumulative Supplement, Author
    • "ConsensusDocs 907, Equipment Lease", Chapter 13, ConsensusDocs Contract Document Handbook, Aspen Publishers, 2016 Cumulative Supplement, Author

    Educational Background:

    • Univeristy of Rochester, BA in Political Science, 1985

    Industry Groups

    • American Bar Association Tort Trial And Insurance Practice Section
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    Office Location for Martha A. Connolly

    925 Clinton Square
    Rochester, NY 14604

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    Last Updated: 4/9/2020

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