Blair Connelly is a partner in the New York office of Latham and Watkins. Mr. Connelly is a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice, focusing on corporate governance and securities litigation.
Mr. Connelly's extensive litigation experience includes advising on 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, as well as indemnity claims. He also has experience in large, complex internal investigations, derivative actions, class action lawsuits, and SEC investigations, as well as complex insurance coverage litigation.
Mr. Connelly is recommended by The Legal 500 US for Financial Services Litigation and Defense M&A Litigation, and is recognized as a key litigator in M&A Litigation. He is a member of the firm's Finance Committee, and 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.