Michael P. Connelly has engaged in the practice of law since receiving his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law. He has extensive jury trial, bench trial, and appellate experience in commercial and tort litigation in state and federal courts in Illinois as well as eleven other states, representing individual, corporate, and multi-national clients. Representation has also included arbitration and mediation forums. He is admitted to practice in Illinois, all Illinois federal district courts, various district courts in other states, the Seventh and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.


  • Of Counsel

Areas Of Practice

  • Products Liability Law
  • Professional Negligence
  • Toxic Torts
  • Trademark
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Securities Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Aviation
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Mediator


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois
  • U.S. District Court of Central Illinois
  • U.S. District Court of Southern Illinois
  • U.S. District Court of Eastern Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan
  • U.S. District Court of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court of Northern Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    Juris Doctor
  • Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois Bachelor of Science

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Frequent Lecturer
  • Professional Societies, Business and Manufacturing Groups


  • American Bar Association – Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association – Member
  • Chicago Bar Association – Member
  • Federal Bar Association – Member
  • llinois Trial Lawyers Association – Member