Scott J. Connolly
Scott is a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice. Scott’s broad experience as both in-house and outside counsel to employers allows him to guide clients through the full spectrum of legal issues that arise from the employment relationship. He focuses on providing practical advice to quickly achieve clients' business objectives. When litigation cannot be prevented, Scott brings to bear his extensive employment litigation experience, which includes successfully trying employment cases through jury verdict.
Scott regularly represents clients in court and before federal and state agencies in cases involving claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, and litigation involving non-competition and trade secret matters.
Scott also serves the legal needs of executives, professionals (including physicians and dentists), and consultants as they enter and exit their key employment, partnership, and independent contractor relationships. He regularly advises and negotiates on behalf of executives concerning the terms of their employment, separation, equity, change in control, and other key business agreements.
Memberships & Boards
- American Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Boston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Steering Committee
Life Beyond the Law
Between college and law school, Scott served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He attained the rank of Major and was awarded four Marine Corp Achievement Medals, two Marine Corps Commendation Medals, and the General Wheeler Award for Infantry Leadership. He deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia with 1st Battalion, Ninth Marines during Operation Restore Hope '93 - '94.
Bar & Court Admissions
- Massachusetts Bar
- US District Court, District of Massachusetts
- US Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
- US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
Harvard CollegeBA,cum laudeBoston College Law SchoolJD,magna cum laude