Blair Connelly

Blair Connelly is a partner in the New York office of Latham and Watkins. Mr. Connelly is a member of the firm’s Securities & Professional Liability Practice, focusing on the areas of corporate governance and securities litigation.

Mr. Connelly has extensive experience in litigation involving mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate governance issues. He has represented issuers, financial institutions, boards of directors and individuals in numerous high-profile securities, merger and takeover disputes and indemnity claims, and has had extensive involvement in large, complex internal investigations, derivative actions, class action lawsuits and SEC investigations. Mr. Connelly also has experience in complex insurance coverage litigation.

Mr. Connelly is recommended by The Legal 500 US for Financial Services Litigation, and is recognized as a "key litigator" in M&A Litigation. He has served on the firm’s Paralegal Administration Committee and its Training and Career Enhancement Committee, where he ran the firm’s Deposition and Trial Advocacy training programs.