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Connolly Gallagher LLP

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Managing Partners: Arthur ‘Chip’ Connolly III
Number of partners: 19
Number of lawyers: 25

Firm Overview:
Connolly Gallagher LLP is a firm with deep roots in Delaware and stature in its legal community. The firm will serve as either lead or co-counsel and focusses on commercial bankruptcy, corporate and commercial litigation, corporate counseling, government law, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment, tax, estate planning and real estate within the state of Delaware. The attorneys bring courtroom strength, counseling experience and a mission of service. Connolly Gallagher is the Delaware representative of the International Lawyers Network (ILN), a global network of nearly 100 law firms and 5,000 attorneys in over 65 countries.

Main Areas of Practice:
Commercial Bankruptcy:
The firm represents clients in commercial reorganization and liquidation cases in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court and in other bankruptcy courts throughout the US. Its clients bring cases that include avoidance actions and other bankruptcy-related litigation. It has extensive experience in receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and other issues that involve creditors’ rights outside of bankruptcy cases. The firm is often sought after by both the financial and lending communities for valuable Delaware opinion work with respect to substantive consolidation, bankruptcy remote entities, and non-dissolution.
Contact: Jeff Wisler
Tel: 302 888 6258
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Karen Bifferato
Tel: 302 888 6221
Email: [email protected]

Corporate/Commercial Litigation:
The firm’s corporate and commercial litigation practice provides a range of general business litigation services, appearing before all of the Delaware trial and appellate courts, state and federal, local boards and administrative agencies. Connolly Gallagher litigators are invested in the esteemed reputation of Delaware; Hank Gallagher chairs the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the professional organization responsible for overseeing legislative changes to Delaware’s nationallyprominent corporation and business laws. Ryan Newell is a Delaware Superior Court certified mediator and has been appointed by the Court of Chancery and Superior Court as a Special Master and an assistant to a Special Master.
Contact: Hank Gallagher Jr
Tel: 302 888 6288
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Ryan Newell
Tel: 302 888 6434
Email: [email protected]

Corporate Counseling:
The firm provides Delaware corporations, LLCs, and other Delaware entities on corporate transactions and corporate governance issues involving the Delaware general corporation law, the Delaware limited liability act, and other Delaware laws applicable to Delaware entities.
Contact: David Conway
Tel: 302 757 7315
Email: [email protected]

Government Law (State of Delaware only):
The firm has deep experience representing State of Delaware government entities and agencies and private sector clients, before legislative bodies and city, county, state and federal regulatory agencies on a variety of claims including land use, voting rights, election, anti-trust, the Freedom of Information Act, conflict of interest, condemnation, and taxation challenges. It has successfully defended against numerous constitutional challenges relating to the First Amendment, procedural due process, substantive due process, equal protection, takings, and the Commerce Clause.
Contact: Max Walton
Tel: 302 888 6297
Email: [email protected]

IP Litigation:
The United States District Court for the District of Delaware has a well-deserved reputation for handling patent litigation. The firm serves as lead counsel and regularly assists as co-counsel in cases bought to Delaware by patent litigators nationwide. At both trial and on appeal, the firm handles notable cases of first impression. Its attorneys protect some of the most economically and technologically important inventions.
Contact: Arthur ‘Chip’ Connolly III
Tel: 302 888 6318
Email: [email protected]

Labor & Employment:
The firm provides counseling and litigation services to clients before administrative bodies, state and federal courts, and representation in arbitration and mediation proceedings. Its representation of public and private clients in labor matters involves collective bargaining, contract administration, bargaining unit elections, arbitration, all phases of labor board proceedings, and related litigation. The firm’s client commitment is complimented by the attorney’s courtroom experience. Matt Boyer is a Special master, Delaware Superior Court in cases pending in its complex commercial litigation division.
Contact: Matt Boyer
Tel: 302 884 6585
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Tim Holly
Tel: 302 252 4217
Email: [email protected]

Trust & Estates (including Taxation):
The firm practices in all bands of the trusts and estates spectrum. It handles planning at all levels of complexity, for both individual and institutional clients. And, where necessary, its litigation experience ranges from will contests and other estate controversies to trust disputes at the highest levels of stakes. The firm advises individuals, fiduciaries and businesses on matters of taxation. It advises on federal and state income, business and estate and gift tax issues. The firm counsels clients from around the world about the unique tax laws that make Delaware a favorable venue to conduct business. It also represents clients in tax audits and other controversies, and have been selected to represent government bodies in tax litigation. Attorneys at the firm are leaders in their field, including Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Contact: Chuck Durante
Tel: 302 888 6280
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Greg Weinig
Tel: 302 888 6411
Email: [email protected]

Clients:
Cigna, LKQ Corp., Inland Real Estate, State of Delaware, City of Wilmington, Unequal Technologies, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, DV Urban Realty Partners, A&R Logistics Holding, Comcast, Hospira, aPfizer company, HTC Corporation, Dentsply International.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Reinforcing an Asset Protection Structure with Delaware’s Attachment Law Shield

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Connolly Gallagher Partner, Gregory J. Weinig, Serves as Panelist at 2018 ACTEC Fall Meeting

Gregory Weinig

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Connolly Gallagher Partner, David Conway Contributes to ILN Corporate Guide

David Conway

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